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Feastday: September 2

Death: 390


Bishop and recluse. He was born in Vivarais in Gaul and was made bishop of Lyons in 350. When a prisoner who had sought sanctuary in Justus' cathedral was put to death, Justus left the Council of Aquileia and went to Alexandria, Egypt, with a deacon, Viator. He became a hermit there and refused to return to Lyons.


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