Book of Saints – Zosimus – 26 December

detail of a bas-relief portrait medallion of Pope Saint Zosimus, date and artist unknown; Saint Peter's Basilica, Rome, ItalyArticle

(Saint) Pope (December 26) (5th century) A Greek who, raised to Saint Peter’s Chair (A.D. 415), condemned the heresy of Pelagius, which asserted that the natural powers of man suffice for the working out of his salvation and that he therefore has no essential need of God‘s grace. Saint Zosimus died A.D. 417.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Zosimus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 December 2016. Web. 26 February 2017. <>