Saint Marcel of Paris


Also known as

  • Marcellus

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Ninth bishop of Paris, France. Chaired the Council of Paris in 360361 which recognized the edicts of the Council of Nicaea in 325. Supported Saint Genevieve. Legend says that there was a dragon in Paris which was devouring women of “ill repute”; Marcel defeated it by striking it with his bishop‘s crozier.

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  • “Saint Marcel of Paris“. Saints.SQPN.com. 1 November 2013. Web. 22 July 2014. <>