New Catholic Dictionary – Pope Saint Pontian

Pope Saint PontianArticle

Reigned from 21 July 230 to 28 September 235. Martyr; born in Rome, Italy; died in Sardinia. He was banished to Sardinia with Hippolytus by Maximinus the Thracian, and resigned in order to allow the election of Pope Anterus. His sufferings in exile caused his death. Feast, Roman Calendar, 19 November.

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