Papal History

Saint Anastasius I, the Thirty Ninth Pope (Successors of Peter – Part 39)

On November 27, AD399, Pope Anastasius I was elected as the thirty-ninth head of the Catholic Church. He brought a fresh perspective compared to his predecessor, Pope Siricius, who had faced severe...

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Saint Sixtus II, the Twenty-fourth Pope (Successors of Peter – Part 24)

Saint Sixtus II succeeded Saint Stephen I and was elected as the twenty-fourth Pope of the Catholic Church. He was born in Athens, Greece. He was known by the name Xustos and sometimes Sixtos. Henc...

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