Martyr. No other information has survived.
- martyred in Philadelphia (modern Alasehir, Turkey)
- red (= rufus)
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- Roman Martyrology
- Roman Martyrology, 3rd Turin edition
- “Saint Rufus of Philadelphia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 July 2011. Web. 22 May 2015. <>