Key Facts:

Date June 15, 401
Location Carthage
Key Participants Bishops of Proconsularis and Aurelius
Purpose To approve Aurelius’ petitions to Rome and Milan, seeking increased amnesty for converted Donatists; to seek aid from the emperor concerning: pagan entertainment offered on Sundays and feast days, strengthening ecclesiastical tribunals, ensuring protection for converts, and freeing slaves in churches.


Munier, Ch. “Carthage” in The Encyclopedia of the Early Church (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992)

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