Pope Saint Anastasius I

Pope Anastasius IMemorial

Profile

All that is known of his early life is that he was considered pious as a youth, and cared nothing for material things as an adult. Pope. Immediately involved in the turmoil resulting from the heretical writings of Origen. Convened a synod to condemn the works. Fought against the heresy of Donatism. Friend of Saint Augustine of Hippo, Saint Jerome, and Saint Paulinus of Nola.

Born

Papal Ascension

Died

  • 402 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Pope Saint Anastasius I“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 April 2015. Web. 30 May 2015. <>