New Catholic Dictionary – Pope Saint Zosimus

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

(417418), born Greece; died Rome. During his pontificate he instituted a Vicariate Apostolic at Aries for southern Gaul; upheld the rights of the Holy See against the bishops of North Africa in the matter of appeals; and condemned Pelagianism, 418, in his “Epistola Tractoria” which was sent to all the Church provinces in the world. Feast, 30 December.

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  • “Pope Saint Zosimus”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 November 2018. Web. 25 August 2019. <>