Pope Saint Hormisdas

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


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.


  • at Frosinone, Latium (southern Italy)

Papal Ascension



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Pope Saint Hormisdas“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 July 2020. Web. 18 June 2021. <>