Saint Fiorenzo of Algeria



Fifth century bishop in north Africa. Leader of a Council called to express clear defense of the Catholic faith during a period of pagan resurgence and Arian heresy. Envoy from the Council to emperor Honorius and emperor Theodosius. Exiled to the Mediterranean island of Corsica in 484 in the purges and persecutions of the Arian King Hunneric. Martyr.



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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Fiorenzo of Algeria“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 April 2016. Web. 17 January 2019. <>