New Catholic Dictionary – Pope Saint Eusebius

Pope EusebiusDerivation

  • Greek: eusebes, pious

Profile

Greek; died Sicily, 309. His reign of four months in 309 embraced the dissension over the treatment of those who had apostatized during the persecution of Diocletian. The pope maintained that they should be admitted into communion after they had undergone a proper penance. He was opposed by Heraclius, and both were banished by the Emperor Maxentius. He was buried in the cemetery of Saint Callistus. Feast, 26 September.

MLA Citation

  • “Pope Saint Eusebius”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 August 2016. Web. 20 September 2018. <>