Cosmas of Aphrodisia

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Saint Cosmas
Martyr and Bishop of Aphrodisia
Born Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Died 1160
Sicily, Italy
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Canonized Cult approved by Pope Leo XIII
Feast 10 September

Cosmas was Bishop of Aphrodisia and martyr. Born at Palermo, on the island of Sicily, and was appointed and ordained Bishop of Aphrodisia, ordained by Pope Eugene III.[1] When the Saracens invaded the island and captured his see, Cosmas was seized and suffered martyrdom.


  1. ^ St. Cosmas Catholic Online