Saint Claudius of Besançon

detail of a 16th-century stained glass window of Saint Claude de Besançon; Saint-Nicholas basilica, Saint-Nicolas-de-Port, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France; photographed on 16 October 2007 by Vassil; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Claudius the Thaumaturge
  • Claudius the Miracle Worker
  • Claude…

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Priest. Monk. Abbot of Condat, Jura; his house later became known as Saint-Claude. Bishop of Besançon, France in 685. He resigned his see in 692 to return to life as a cloistered monk at Saint Oyand-de-Joux Abbey. Known for his love as literature.

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  • “Saint Claudius of Besançon“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 June 2017. Web. 19 October 2017. <>