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Theodore I - (642-649)

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A Greek born in Jerusalem, Theodore I may have come to Rome to escape the Arab invasions of the Holy Land. The son of a bishop, he was elected to the papacy in ... Read More

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Pope from 642 to 649; the date of his birth is unknown. He was a Greek of Jerusalem and the son of a bishop, Theodore. His election as pope was promptly confirmed by the Exarch of Ravenna, perhaps because he was a Greek, and he was consecrated 24 Nov., 642. Engaged ... Read More


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December 18: Rufus and Zosimus were citizens of Antioch (or perhaps Philippi) ... Read More