New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Alexander – 17 April

[Saint Alexander of Alexandria]Article

(died 326) Confessor, Doctor of the Church, Patriarch of Alexandria. His appointment excluded Arius from that post. Although a supporter of Athanasius, he treated Arius with consideration; but he is said to have drawn up the Acts of the Council of Nicrea in which Arius was condemned. Feast, 17 April.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Alexander”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 27 July 2012. Web. 31 July 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/new-catholic-dictionary-saint-alexander-17-april/>