Romulus (martyr)

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Saint Romulus
Martyr
Died 117
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Feast 5 September

Saint Romulus (died 117 AD) was a 2nd-century Christian martyr. He was a member of the court of the Roman emperor Trajan and spoke out in defense of Christians who were being tortured and martyred. Trajan ordered that Romulus be arrested and tortured to death in the same manner as those in whose defense he had spoken. His feast day is September 5.[1]

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