Saint Agatho of Alexandria

Memorial

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Soldier in Alexandria, Egypt. When he prevented a mob of pagans from desecrating the bodies of Christian martyrs killed in the persecutions of Decius, the mob dragged him to court where he confessed to being a Christian himself. Martyr.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Agatho of Alexandria“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 November 2009. Web. 31 March 2015. <>