Saint Britto of Trier

Also known as

  • Brito
  • Britonius
  • Brittone

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Bishop of Trier, Belgic Gaul (modern Germany) in 374, and a leader of the Church in Gaul. Attended the 382 synod of bishops called by Pope Saint Damasus I. Friend of co-worker with Saint Ambrose of Milan and Saint Martin of Tours. When a group of pagans sought sanctuary with the Church; Britto tried to convert them, failed, but still refused to surrender them since he believed that the State has no authority over Church affairs.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Britto of Trier“. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 April 2014. Web. 27 December 2014. <>