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St. Cosmas of Aphrodisia

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Feastday: September 10
Death: 1160

A bishop and martyr, born in Palermo, on Sicily. He was named bishop of Aphrodisia, ordained by Pope Eugene III. When the Saracans captured his see, Cosmas was seized and died as a result of harsh abuse. His cult was approved by Pope Leo XIII.

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