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Photo of St. Gatian's Cathedral in Tours, France: St. Gatien, Tours, France

Saint Gatian 12-18
Gatianus (Catianus, Gatianus, Gratianus; French: Cassien, Gatien, Gratien)[1] (3rd century CE) was the founding bishop of the see of Tours.
According to Christian historians,[2] during the consulship of the Emperor Decius and Vettus Gratus (250 CE), Pope Fabian sent out seven bishops from Rome to Gaul to preach the Gospel: Gatianus to Tours, Trophimus to Arles, Paul to Narbonne, Saturnin to Toulouse, Denis to Paris, Austromoine to Clermont, and Martial[More]