Blessed Christodoulos



Layman tailor in Thessaloniki during a period of occupation by Ottoman Turks. Seeing local Christians giving in to pressure and proclaming themselves Muslim, Christodoulus took a cross and went into the streets to encourage Christians, and to offer them the cross to kiss as a sign of their faith. Imprisoned and martyred for this work.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Christodoulos“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 July 2016. Web. 15 December 2019. <>