SAINT PETER CHRYSOLOGUS
BISHOP AND DOCTOR OF THE CHURCH
FEAST DAY JULY 30TH
He was from Imola, a city in what today is North Central Italy. He was educated in Imola. He was known as a great preacher. In 433, Pope St. Sixtus III (reigned 432-440), appointed him as the bishop of Ravenna, Italy. He is called Chrysologus, which means "Golden-worded" because of his great preaching ability. He died at Imola on July 31, 450. He was made a Doctor of the Church by Pope Benedict XIII in 1729.
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