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Athanasius of Alexandria

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Saint Athanasius of Alexandria
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Icon of St. Athanasius
Bishop of Alexandria
Confessor and Doctor of the Church
Born Born::298 AD, Alexandria, Egypt
Died Died::May 2, 373 AD, Alexandria, Egypt
Venerated in Roman Catholicism
Eastern Orthodoxy
Oriental Orthodoxy
Anglicanism
Lutheranism
Major shrine Saint Mark Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt
San Zaccaria, Venice, Italy
Feast May 2 (Roman Catholicism)
January 18 (Eastern Orthodoxy)
May 15 (Oriental Orthodoxy)

Saint Athanasius of Alexandria (Greek: Αθανάσιος, Athanásios; Latin: Athanasius Alexandrinus), (Born::298Died::May 2, 373) was a Christian bishop of Alexandria, Egypt in the fourth century. He is revered as a saint by both the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church.

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