Saint Melitus of Pontus

Also known as

  • Meletus
  • Meletius

Memorial

Profile

Late 3rd-century bishop in Pontus (in modern Turkey); known as an eloquent speaker. He was frequently abused for his faith during the persecutions of Diocletian, but there are no records of him being a martyr.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Melitus of Pontus“. Saints.SQPN.com. 3 December 2013. Web. 23 April 2014. <>