Pope Saint Hormisdas

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

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Married, and father of the future Pope Saint Silverius. Widower. Pope.

Best known for the written work Formula of Hormisdas, a succinct confession of the faith, acceptance of which ended the Monophysite schism of Acacius in the Eastern church.

Born

  • at Frosinone, Latium (southern Italy)

Papal Ascension

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Pope Saint Hormisdas“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 August 2017. Web. 21 October 2017. <>