3rd Century

0 Century

Heresy – Hermit – Catacomb – Idolatry

  • Emporer Septimius (201) edict prohibiting conversion to Christianity
  • Callistus (217) elected chosen to be pope
  • St. Cornelius and St. Cyprian
  • 250 – edict Decius – every person required to make public sacrifice to pagan gods or face death – this persecution drove Christians to down into the catacombs
  • The Heretic Saint
  • Heresy – Sabellius
  • Fathers: Tertullian
  • St. Lawrence