New Catholic Dictionary – Pope Severinus

[Pope Severinus]Profile

(Latin: severus, austere, stern) Born in Rome, Italy; died there in 640. He was elected 638, but was unable to secure the imperial confirmation for over a year because he refused to sign the Ecthesis of Emperor Heraclius. As pope he condemned the Ecthesis. He renewed the mosaics in the apse of Saint Peter’s.

MLA Citation

  • “Pope Severinus”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 August 2013. Web. 20 September 2017. <>