He seems to have spent most of his time trying to stem the tide of Donatism and prevent a schism.
We assume he succeeded, as the Donatist idea that the Church was only for Holy folk and that mortal sinners must be excluded at all costs didn’t become par for the course.
Article last updated on 25 February 2006
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
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Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Optatus: Christian Saint (Christian mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 25 Feb. 2006. Web. 1 October 2014.