Born to the Italian nobility. Known for both his learning and his piety. Bishop of Pavia, Italy in 680. He became an outspoken opponent of Monothelitism, and was known for his ministry to the poor and sick; reported to have healed a leper by a kiss. Acted as peacemaker between the Byzantine Emperor and the Lombards.
- Lombardy, Italy
- “Saint Damian of Pavia“. Saints.SQPN.com. 11 April 2013. Web. 18 June 2013. <>