Cosmas of Aphrodisia

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Saint Cosmas
Martyr and Bishop of Aphrodisia
BornPalermo, Sicily, Italy
Died1160
Sicily, Italy
Venerated inRoman Catholic Church
CanonizedCult approved by Pope Leo XIII
Feast10 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.

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  1. ^ St. Cosmas Catholic Online