Papias
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Papias



Bishop of Hierapolis, Martyr, Apostolic Father
Born     Before AD 7
Died     c. AD 155 Smyrna
Honored in     
Roman Catholic Church
Eastern Catholic Churches
Bishop of Hierapolis in Asia Minor; his work Expositions of the Oracles of the Lorddescribes the Gospel of Matthew written in Hebrew and the Gospel of Mark faithfully recording the preaching of St Peter but not in good order; upheld materialistic view of Millennium 




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