Saint Irenaeus of Pentapolis

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Deacon at Pentapolis, Lybia. Tortured and had his tongue cut out and were left for dead, but they all survived and died years later of natural causes. However, because they were willing to die, and because there were attempts to kill them, they are considered martyrs.

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  • “Saint Irenaeus of Pentapolis“. Saints.SQPN.com. 26 June 2014. Web. 22 October 2014. <>