Communion with Saints Cornelius and Cyprian

 
“Sacrifice or I’ll make you sacrifice.” Such was the choice that the Emperor Decius enjoined upon third century Christians. In response, some Christians refused, suffering torture or martyrdom. Others fled, losing their property. Far more, however, offered sacrifice to Roman idols or bought documents that said they did. These Christians “lapsed”: their actions broke the [...]

Publication Date: 2020-09-16 06:00:00
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