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Pope Saint Eugene I - June 2

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Also known as Eugenius Memorial 2 June Profile Son of Rufinianus. Priest as a young man. Known as a gentle and pious man, very generous to the poor. Vicar for Pope Saint Martin I during his exile.…More
Also known as

Eugenius
Memorial

2 June

Profile

Son of Rufinianus. Priest as a young man. Known as a gentle and pious man, very generous to the poor. Vicar for Pope Saint Martin I during his exile. Elected 75th pope in 654. He opposed the heretical Monothelite Byzantine emperor; in return, the emperor threatened to roast the pope alive. Consecrated 21 bishops during his papacy.

Born

at Rome, Italy
Papal Ascension

elected 10 August 654
ascended in 655
Died

June 657 of natural causes
buried in Saint Peter’s Basilica, Rome, Italy
Canonized

Pre-Congregation
catholicsaints.info/pope-saint-eugene-i/