Born to the Italian nobility. Known for both his learning and his piety. Bishop of Pavia, Italy in 680. He became an outspoken opponent of Monothelitism, and was known for his ministry to the poor and sick; reported to have healed a leper by a kiss. Acted as peacemaker between the Byzantine Emperor and the Lombards.
- Lombardy, Italy
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Catholic Online
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Damian of Pavia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 April 2010. Web. 7 July 2015. <>