Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Anthelm, Bishop of Bellay, Confessor


He was for his eminent virtue raised to the episcopal dignity in 1163, when his zeal and abilities were particularly distinguished by the great services he rendered to the church in the schism of the antipope Victor III. He died on the 26th of June, 1178, and is named in the Roman Martyrology.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Anthelm, Bishop of Bellay, Confessor”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 June 2013. Web. 22 September 2021. <>