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St. Agatho - (678-681)

Saint Biography

A Sicilian cleric, Pope/St. Agatho was born c. 577 and was elected to the Roman see in 678. He had been a monk before his election and was well-versed in Latin ... Read More

Catholic Encyclopedia

Born towards the end of the sixth century in Sicily ; died in Rome, 681. It is generally believed that Agatho was originally a Benedictine monk at St. Hermes in Palermo, and there is good authority that ... Read More


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