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St. Linus - (67-76)

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Linus was a native of Tuscany. He succeeded St. Peter as Pope about the year 67. St. Irenaeus says he is the Linus mentioned by Read More

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(Reigned about A.D. 64 or 67 to 76 or 79).

All the ancient records of the Roman bishops which have been handed down to us by St. Irenaeus, Julius Africanus, St. Hippolytus, Eusebius, also the Liberian catalogue of 354, place the name of Linus directly after that of the Prince of the Apostles, St. Peter. These records are traced back to a list of the Roman Read More


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