New Catholic Dictionary – Pope Saint Anicetus

[Pope Anicetus]

Reigned c.157 to c.168. Martyr, born Syria. He allowed Saint Polycarp and the Eastern Christians to celebrate Easter on the 14th day of Nisan, regardless of whether it fell on Sunday. Feast, 17 April.

MLA Citation

  • “Pope Saint Anicetus”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 July 2012. Web. 22 February 2017. <>