In Rome, in 222, St. Callistus, pope and martyr. Although most of what we know about him is from his critics, especially St. Hippolytus (August 13), Callistus seems to have defended Catholic doctrine and church discipline, though he was no rigorist. His tomb was discovered in 1960.
About 390, St. Justus of Lyons, bishop. He was known as a severe upholder of discipline and doctrine. At one point he abdicated his episcopal office and went to live an eremitical life in Egypt.
Our daily martyrology was written by Fr. Hugh Feiss, OSB. Copyright © 2008 by the Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome, ID 83338.