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Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Vol. IV:
Writings in Connection with the Donatist Controversy.: Chapter 42

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Chapter 42.—82.  Victor of Octavus 1867 said:  "As ye yourselves also know, I have not been long appointed a bishop, and therefore I waited for the counsel of my seniors.  This therefore I express as my opinion, that whosoever comes from heresy should undoubtedly be baptized." 1868

83.  What, therefore, has been answered to those for whom he waited, may be taken as the answer also to himself.



Octavus was in ecclesiastical province of Numidia.  For Victor, cp. cc. 4, 32.


Conc. Carth. sec. 78.

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