New Catholic Dictionary – Pope Saint Anterus

detail of a portrait of Pope Saint Antherus by Pietro Perugino, 1483, Vatican Museums and Galleries, Vatican City, ItalyArticle

Reigned 235 to 236. Probably born in Greece; died in Rome, Italy. Little is known of his pontificate of 42 days except that he caused notaries to collect the Acts of the Martyrs, and had them deposited in the Roman archives, for which act he was probably martyred. His tomb, with his name in Greek, is in the papal crypt of the cemetery of Callistus. Feast, 3 January.

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  • “Pope Saint Anterus”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 July 2012. Web. 23 February 2019. <>