The Pocket Guide to the Popes by RICHARD P. McBRIEN


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258), bishop of Carthage, and the estranged churches of Asia Minor. The name of Sixtus II was included in the Eucharistic Prayer, or Canon of the Mass, situated between those of Popes Clement and Cornelius. Feast day: August 6. 25 DIONYSIUS, ST. July 22, 260–December 26, 268 Dionysius (also known as Dionysius of Rome, perhaps to distinguish him from Dionysius [d. 264/5], bishop of Alexandria) was one of the most important popes of the third century because of his organizational and charitable activities and his clarification of the Church’s doctrine of the Trinity.

34 the pocket guide to the popes 22 LUCIUS I, ST. June 25, 253–March 5, 254 Almost immediately after his election, Lucius was banished from Rome by the emperor Gallus. His place of exile, like that of his predecessor, may have been Centumcellae (present-day Civitavecchia, the port of Rome). Upon the death of Gallus and the accession of Valerian, who seemed at first favorably disposed to Christians, Lucius managed to make his way back to Rome with other exiled Christians. After his return, he received a congratulatory letter from Cyprian (d.

December 17, 283–April 22, 296 The pontificate of Caius, more accurately known as Gaius, occurred during a continued period of peace when the Roman church seems to have consolidated its position. Although he was in office for more than twelve years, there is no reliably specific information about his pontificate. By the time of his death, the papal crypt in the cemetery of Callistus must have been full, because he was buried in a section nearby. Fragments of his epitaph, in Greek letters, were discovered there in the nineteenth century.

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