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Death: 1st century

Martyr of Rome. She was the wife of Manius Acilius Glabrio and mother of the Roman Senator St. Pudens. Her husband was put to death by Emperor Domitian, probably because she was a Christian, and tradition declares that she allowed St. Peter to use her home on the Via Salaria as the headquarters for his missionary endeavors in the Eternal City. The catacombs which stretch beneath her home were named after her.

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