Papal History

Saint Anterus, the Nineteenth Pope (Successors of Peter – Part 19)

The Roman Emperor Maximinus exiled Pope Pontianus to the mines of Sardinia. When it became impossible for the Pope to look after the daily administration of the Church he abdicated his tasks to a s...

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Saint Evaristus, the Fifth Pope (Successors of Peter – Part 5)

Saint Evaristus was elected the fifth Pope, succeeding Pope Clement I, when he was deported to the Crimea, in A.D.99. Very limited information is available about Saint Evaristus. According to the t...

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