Key Facts:

Date 1 September 256
Location Carthage
Summoned By Cyprian
Number of Participants 87
Key Events The council read the previous correspondence between Jubaianus and Cyprian concerning rebaptism, deemed baptism by heretics invalid and stated that rebaptism was necessary to enter the church

Surviving Documents:

Sententiae episcoporum LXXXVII de haereticis baptizandis (CSEL 3, 1, 435-461)

Cyprian of Carthage’s Epistle to Jubaianus


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


Last updated: 7-10-2016 by NJ

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