Saint Germanus of Capua

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Friend of Saint Benedict of Nursia. Bishop of Capua, Italy. Papal legate to Constantinople to repair the damage caused by the Acacian schism, but met ill-treatment by the schismatics and made no progress to reunification. On his death, Saint Benedict had a vision of Germanus’ soul being carried to heaven.

Died

  • c.545 of natural causes

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Germanus of Capua“. Saints.SQPN.com. 30 October 2013. Web. 20 September 2014. <>