Saint Sanctius of Córdoba

Also known as

  • Sancho of Córdoba
  • Sancius of Córdoba

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Lifelong layman and Christianity. Captured by the Moors as a prisoner of war, he was taken to Córdoba, Spain, educated at the Moorish court, and enrolled in the guards of the Emir. Martyred when he refused to convert to Islam.

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