Martyrs of Aquileia

Martyrs of AquileiaMemorial

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Three young members of the imperial Roman nobility and who were raised in a palace and had Saint Protus of Aquileia as tutor and catechist. To escape the persecutions of Diocletian, the family sold their property and moved to Aquileia, Italy. However, the authorities there quickly ordered them to sacrifice to idols; they refused. Martyrs all – Cantianilla, Cantian and Cantius.

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  • “Martyrs of Aquileia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 November 2015. Web. 6 December 2016. <>