Sunday, October 20, 2019

Saint Longinus of Africa – Saint of the Day – May 2

St. Longinus of Africa Biography

St. Longinus of Africa Profile. Born: Unknown in Africa. Worked in Algeria, Africa. Died: 485 AD in Algeria. Feast Day is celebrated on May 2.

 

The Memorial of St. Longinus of Africa – Saint of the Day

St. Longinus of Africa Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth unknown
Country of Birth  Africa
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Bishop
Place of Work Algeria, Africa
Date of Death 485 AD
Place of Death Algeria
Feast Day May 2
Beatification  
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of  
Saint Longinus of Africa
St. Longinus of Africa

Saint’s Biography

Saint Longinus of Africa was the bishop of Tlemcen. He was a Mauritania who stayed loyal to orthodox Christianity and opposed Arianism. He was tortured and killed by order of the Arian Vandal king Hunneric in 485 AD.