He knew he wasn't wanted there when Pagans barricaded the road, and he had to pray away a drought. This persuaded many that Christianity might have its uses and they let him through.
However, Pagan diehards were not happy and set fire to the Bishop's house. But a girl managed to hide him from the mob, and as a special reward he converted her.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Birth and Death Dates : 347-420
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 59
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