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St. Felix IV (III) - (526-530)

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Felix IV Elected pope in 526, St. Felix IV was the candidate of Emperor Theodosius, whose widow Amalasuntha allowed the pope to judge clergy who were accused ... Read More

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(Reigned 526-530).

On 18 May, 526, Pope John I died in prison at Ravenna, a victim of the angry suspicions of Theodoric, the Arian king of the Goths. When, through the powerful influence of this ruler, the cardinal-priest, Felix of Samnium, son of Castorius, was brought forward in Rome as John's successor, ... Read More


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