Theophilus, bishop of Caesarea

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Saint Theophilus (†195) was a bishop of Caesarea Maritima[1] and teacher of Clement of Alexandria. He is known for his opposition to the Quartodecimans. He is commemorated on 5 March and his name means "Love of God".

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  1. ^ Church History (Eusebius)
Preceded by
Cornelius (possibly Cornelius the Centurion)
Bishop of Caesarea
c. 189
Succeeded by