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St. Miltiades - (311-314)

Saint Biography

The first pope to govern the church after the various edicts of toleration, St. Miltiades was a Roman of African descent, who was a priest at the Read More

Catholic Encyclopedia

The year of his birth is not known; he was elected pope in either 310 or 311; died 10 or 11 January, 314. After the banishment of Pope Eusebius, the Roman See was vacant for some time, probably because of the complications which has arisen on account of the apostates ( lapsi ) , and which were not cleared up by the banishment of Eusebius and Heraclius. On 2 July, 310 or 311, Miltiadea (the name is ... Read More


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