Saints of the Day – Datius of Milan, Bishop

Saint Datius of MilanArticle

Died 552. Saint Datius was elected bishop of Milan sometime after 530. His whole diocese was overrun by the Arian Ostrogoths, and he had to flee to Constantinople, where he spent the rest of his life. Here he defended Pope Vigilius in the dispute about the “Three Chapters” (Benedictines).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 September 2021. Web. 29 November 2021. <>