Pope Saint Miltiades

Pope Saint MiltiadesAlso known as

  • Melchiades



Pope during the time that Constantine the Great declared tolerance for Christians in the Roman Empire. Counted as a martyr on many lists due to the sufferings he endured prior to the toleration decree at the end of the Diocletian. May have been Pope when the Church was given the Lateran Palace which became the pope‘s residence and the seat of the central administration of the Church. Presided at the Council of bishops that denounced Donatus. Saint Augustine of Hippo thought highly of him, and mentioned him in his writings.


Papal Ascension



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MLA Citation

  • “Pope Saint Miltiades“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 December 2015. Web. 10 February 2016. <>