(Saint) Pope, Martyr (July 28) (2nd century) An African by birth who succeeded Saint Eleutherius in Saint Peter’s Chair (A.D. 185). He ruled the Church for twelve years with great zeal and energy. He practically settled the disputes about the right date of Easter, which caused so much trouble in the Early Church; and various useful disciplinary reforms are attributed to him. He passed away A.D. 197.
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