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Porphyrios of Gaza

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Our father among the saints '''Porphyrios of Gaza''' ({{el icon}}: ''' ''Πορφύριος'' '''; {{la icon}}: ''' ''Porphyrius'' '''; {{cu icon}}: ''' ''Порфирий, Porfiriy'' ''') was the Bishop of Gaza from 395 to 420 AD, known from the account in his ''Life'' for [[Missionary|Christianizing]] the recalcitrant [[pagan]] city of Gaza, and having its temples demolished. His [[feast day]] is celebrated on [[February 26]] / March 11 (March 10).<ref name=SYNAX>Great Synaxaristes: {{el icon}} ''[http://synaxarion.gr/gr/sid/2244/sxsaintinfo.aspx Ὁ Ἅγιος Πορφύριος Ἐπίσκοπος Γάζης].'' 26 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.</ref>
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