Sixtus II, Pope Saint
Sixtus II, Pope Saint
This is the St. Sixtus who is commemorated in the Eucharistic Prayer. Pope who was one of the first martyrs of the Valerian persecution, in 258

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  • Pope St. Sixtus II —     Pope St. Sixtus II     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope St. Sixtus II     (XYSTUS).     Elected 31 Aug., 257, martyred at Rome, 6 Aug., 258. His origin is unknown. The Liber Pontificalis says that he was a Greek by birth, but this is probably a …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope Sixtus II — Infobox Pope English name=Sixtus II birth name=Sixtus term start=August 30, 257 term end=August 6, 258 predecessor=Stephen I successor=Dionysius birth date=??? birthplace=Greece dead=dead|death date=death date|258|8|6|mf=y deathplace=Rome, Italy… …   Wikipedia

  • Sixtus II, Saint — ▪ pope born , Greece? died Aug. 6, 258, Rome [Italy]; feast day August 7       pope from 257 to 258, one of the early Roman Church s most venerated martyrs.       He was elected in August 257 to succeed Pope St. Stephen I, during whose… …   Universalium

  • Sixtus II — Saint, died A.D. 258, pope 257 258. Also, Xystus II. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sixtus II — Saint, died A.D. 258, pope 257 258. Also, Xystus II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sixtus II — (d. 258)    Pope and Saint.    Sixtus was elected Pope in 257. He is remembered for resuming relations with the African and Asia Minor Churches which had been broken off in the time of Pope stephen i. He was martyred under the Second Edict of the …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • St. Sixtus II —     Pope St. Sixtus II     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope St. Sixtus II     (XYSTUS).     Elected 31 Aug., 257, martyred at Rome, 6 Aug., 258. His origin is unknown. The Liber Pontificalis says that he was a Greek by birth, but this is probably a …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Saint Sixtus — (or San Sisto in Italian) may refer to:*San Sisto, Pisa, a church in Pisa, Italy, consecrated in 1133 *San Sisto Vecchio, a church in Rome, built in the fourth century, dedicated to Pope St. Sixtus II *Pope Sixtus I (d. 128) *Pope Sixtus II (d.… …   Wikipedia

  • Pope Sixtus IV — Sixtus IV Papacy began August 9, 1471 Papacy ended August 12, 1484 (13 years, 3 days) Predecessor …   Wikipedia

  • Pope Dionysius — Saint Dionysius redirects here. For other uses, see Saint Dionysius (disambiguation). Dionysius Papacy began July 22, 259 Papacy ended December 26, 268 …   Wikipedia

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