Volusianus of Tours

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Saint Volusianus (French: Saint Volusien) was the seventh Bishop of Tours, from 491 to 498. He came from a rich and pious senatorial family, and was a close relative of his predecessor Saint Perpetuus, as well as of Ruricius of Limoges. He was deprived of his see by the Visigoths, exiled to Toulouse, and perhaps martyred.[1] His feast day is January 18. He is the patron saint of Foix.


  1. ^  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainGoyau, Georges (1912). "Archdiocese of Tours" . In Herbermann, Charles (ed.). Catholic Encyclopedia. 15. New York: Robert Appleton.


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