Saint Turibius of Astorga

Saint Turibius of AstorgaAlso known as

  • Toribi
  • Toribio
  • Turrybiusz

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Profile

Bishop of Astorga in northwest Spain. Known as a stern disciplinarian. Fierce opponent of Priscillianist heresy. Great supporter of Pope Saint Leo the Great.

Born

  • c.402 in Betanzos, Visigothic kingdom of Toledo (in modern Spain

Died

Canonized

Patronage

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Turibius of Astorga“. Saints.SQPN.com. 18 March 2014. Web. 23 September 2014. <>