Key Facts:

Date May 15, 252
Location Carthage
Number of Participants 42
Summoned By Cyprian
Purpose To discuss the problem of the lapsi
Key Events Confirmed the pardon of lapsi who had done penance but banned them from participation in the priesthood.


Munier, Ch. “Carthage” in Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity (Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2014)

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Last updated: 1-24-2019

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