Saint Valerius of Saragossa

detail of a bas relief of Saint Valerius of Saragossa, Veruela - Sepulcro del abad Lope Marco,  attributed to Pedro de Moreto h. 1552-1553; taken by ecelan on 6 October 2006; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Valerio
  • Valero

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Bishop of Zaragoza, Spain from 290 to 315. Attended the Council of Iliberis. Imprisoned and then exiled during the persecutions of Diocletian, but returned to his see after the Edict of Toleration. Friend of Saint Vincent of Saragossa, who served as his deacon.

Died

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  • “Saint Valerius of Saragossa“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 January 2017. Web. 24 October 2017. <>