Pope Anastasius II

Pope Anastasius IIProfile

Worked for the conversion of King Clovis of the Franks, and of all his people. Condemned Traducianism. Pope at the time of the schism of Acacius, Patriarch of Constantinople; Anastaius insisted on the removal of Acacius’s name from diptychs, but recognized the validity of his sacramental acts, an attitude that displeased the Romans to the point that Anastasius was accused of heresy. The reputation lasted so long that Dante portrayed him in Hell in The Divine Comedy.


Papal Ascension


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