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When was Polycarp born?

Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna (on the eastern coast of Asia Minor, now modern-day Turkey), lived from about 70 A.D. to 156 A.D. He was a disciple of St. John and one of the early Christian church fathers. Full Answer

What is Saint Polycarp known for?

A: Polycarp (c 69-155) claimed to have known the apostle John and to have been taught by him. The Christian tradition grew up around his death has close parallels with a tradition that grew up around the apostle John, with… Full Answer