St Longinus of Africa – Feast Day – May 2

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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

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 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.

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