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Pope Lucius I

Born: ?
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 5-Mar-254 AD
Location of death: Rome, Italy
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Religion

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: Roman Catholic Pope, 253-54 AD

Lucius I, Roman Catholic Pope for eight months (253-254), spent a short period of his pontificate in exile. He is referred to in several letters of Cyprian (see Epist. LXVIII, 5) as having been in agreement with his predecessor Cornelius in preferring the milder view on the question as to how the lapsed penitent should be treated. He is the patron saint of Zealand in Denmark, commemorated on the 4th of March.

Father: Porphyrian

    Roman Catholic Pope 25-Jun-253 to 5-Mar-254 AD
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