Saint Porphyrius the Martyr

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An actor who, while performing in a play that mocked baptism, suddenly declared himself a Christian. Julian the Apostate was in the audience, was not amused, and had Porphyrius murdered on the spot. Martyr.

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  • “Saint Porphyrius the Martyr”. Saints.SQPN.com. 17 August 2010. Web. 21 April 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-porphyrius-the-martyr/>