Key Facts:

Date ca. 220-225
Location Carthage
Summoned By Aggripinus, one of Cyprian’s predecessor’s
Purpose To examine baptisms performed by heretics
Key Events The council decided that baptisms performed by heretics were invalid; forbade clerics from becoming guardians or trustees.
Ancient Attestations AugustineĀ Un. bapt. 13, 22; Bapt. 2, 7, 12; Ep. 93, 10, 35.


Munier, Ch. “Carthage” inĀ Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity2 (Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2014), 1.433-438

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Last updated: 7-8-2019

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