Faustinus (4)

Faustinus the name of numerous early bishops and several martyrs, of the latter of whom we here notice:

(1) A soldier under Commodus, put to death cir. A.D. 182, for refusing to offer sacrifice; commemorated August 7.

(2) Put to death under Diocletian, at the seventh milestone from Rome; commemorated July 29. The catacomb of Geilerosa, where he was buried, has lately been discovered.

(3) A presbyter, put to death with his brother Jovita, at Brixia, in Italy, under Hadrian, commemorated February 15.

 
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