New Catholic Dictionary – Pope Saint Felix III

Pope Felix IIIArticle

Reigned from 483 to 492. Confessor; born in Rome, Italy; died there. At his ascension to the papacy the Eastern Church had been split by the Act of Union (Henoticon) of Emperor Zeno, which was intended to reconcile the Church and Eutychianism. The pope excommunicated the eastern bishops Peter the Tanner, Peter Mongus, and the Patriarch Acacius, and thus paved the way for the healing of the schism in 518 during the reign of Justinian. He also drew up the conditions to which the Africans who had apostatized during the Vandal persecutions were required to subscribe. Feast, 25 February.

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  • “Pope Saint Felix III”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 October 2015. Web. 6 December 2020. <>