Saint Rufillus of Forlimpopoli

detail of an illustration of Saint Rufillus of Forlimpopoli, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Ruffilius

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First Bishop of Forlimpopoli, Emilia, Italy. Legend says that he and his parishioners drove out a dragon from the region; it’s a metaphor for the work of the local Christians to evangelize the local pagans.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Rufillus of Forlimpopoli“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 August 2017. Web. 12 December 2017. <>