Saints Cornelius and Cyprian, bishops and martyrs

Today’s readings Saint Cornelius was ordained as the Bishop of Rome in 251. His major contribution was to defend the faith against the Novatian schismatics, a group who denied the readmission into the Church of those who had lapsed in the faith when they performed a ritual sacrifice to pagan gods, under the threat of… Continue reading Saints Cornelius and Cyprian, bishops and martyrs