Saint Athanasius


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Noun1.Saint Athanasius - (Roman Catholic Church) Greek patriarch of Alexandria who championed Christian orthodoxy against ArianismSaint Athanasius - (Roman Catholic Church) Greek patriarch of Alexandria who championed Christian orthodoxy against Arianism; a church father, saint, and Doctor of the Church (293-373)
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
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The pontiff inaugurated four churches during his current pastoral trip to Europe; Virgin Mary Church in Germany's city of DE-sseldorf, Saint Mary and Saint Verena Church in Switzerland's ZE-rich, Saint Athanasius the Apostle Church in the German city of Bitburg and Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church in Altena.
Why did you not appear before to free me from my suffering?" But then he clearly heard Jesus' answer: "I was here, Anthony" (Saint Athanasius, Vita Antonii, 10).
The book our research is focused on is a translation after a work attributed by tradition to Saint Athanasius the Great: The Story of Melchizedek.
The testimony of many great saints from this continent during the first centuries of Christianity--Saint Cyprian, Saint Monica, Saint Augustine, Saint Athanasius, to name but a few--guarantees a distinguished place for Africa in the annals of Church history.
It is attributed to Saint Athanasius that he settled the first Christian controversy between Arianism and the Holy Trinity in the Nicaea First Council, convened by Emperor Constantine in 325CE.
The Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates on January 18 the Day of Saint Athanasius (Atanasovden), who is the ruler of snow and ice.
Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz and Lisa Auanger (Austin, Tex.: University of Texas Press, 2002), 304-29; Tim Vivian, "Everything Made by God is Good: A Letter Concerning Sexuality from Saint Athanasius to the Monk Amoun," Eglise et theologie 24 (1993): 75-108.