Saint Eusebius of Vercelli

Saint Eusebius of VercelliAlso known as

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Priest and lector in Rome, Italy. Bishop of Vercelli, Italy, consecrated on 16 December 340. Exiled to Palestine and Cappadocia due to his struggle against Arianism. Friend of Saint Athanasius of Alexandria. A profilic writer according to his contemporaries, none of his works have survived. First bishop to live with and follow the same rule as his priests. May have been martyred by Arians, but reports vary; many consider him a martyr as he may have died as a result of his sufferings in exile.





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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Eusebius of Vercelli“. 17 July 2014. Web. 23 August 2014. <>