New Catholic Dictionary – Pope Saint Marcellinus

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

Reigned 296 to 304. Born Rome; died there. The Diocletian persecution broke out in 303, during his pontificate. He enlarged the catacombs and was himself interred in the Priscillian catacomb on the Via Salaria. Feast, Roman Calendar, 26 April.

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