Pape Linus

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Pape Saunt
Linus
Pope Linus Illustration.jpg
Installed c. 67
Term ended c. 76
Predecessor Peter
Successor Anacletus
Personal details
Born Unkent
Volterra, Tuscany, Italy, Roman Empire
Died c. 76
Roum, Italy, Roman Empire
Saunthuid
Feast day 23 September
Veneratit in Anglicanism
Eastern Orthodoxy
Lutheranism
Oriental Orthodoxy
Roman Catholicism

Pope Linus (Italian: Lino; died c. 76) wis the heid o the Catholic Kirk frae c. 67 tae his daith c. 76. Accordin tae several early soorces, he wis the seicont bishop o Roum efter Saunt Peter, makin him the seicont pape. Accordin tae ither early soorces, Pape Clement I wis the pape efter Peter. Linus an St. Clement are the anly persons specifically mentioned in the New Testament, ither than Peter, considered bi the Catholic Kirk tae hae held the poseetion o pape.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Kirsch, Johann Peter (1910). "Pope St. Linus" in The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 9. New York: Robert Appleton Company.