St. John I

Papa_Ioannes_ISt. John I was Pope during the reign of Theodoric, the Arian king of the Goths, who cast him into a dungeon at Ravenna, where he died from his sufferings, May 27, 526. His body was carried to Rome and buried under the porch at St. Peter’s.

(Source: The New Roman Missal by Father Lasance)

 

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