(Saint) Bishop (December 4) Doctor of the Church. (5th century) An Archbishop of Ravenna, preferred to that See, the residence in Italy of the Exarch or Imperial representative, by Pope Xystus III. He took considerable part in the controversies of his time, and rendered important services to the Church. But he is chiefly famed for his assiduity and eloquence in preaching, whence the name given him, “Chrysologus (Golden Speech).” He died in the eleventh year of his Episcopate (A.D. 450).
- Monks of Ramsgate. “Peter Chrysologus”. , 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 October 2016. Web. 25 January 2017. <>