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Boniface II - (530-532)

Saint Biography

Boniface II A Roman of Germanic descent, Pope Boniface II gained infamy for his suggestion that a pope appoint his own successor. The favorite of Felix III/IV, ... Read More

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Elected 17 September, 530; died October, 532.

In calling him the son of Sigisbald, the "Liber Pontificalis" makes first mention of a pope's Germanic ancestry. Boniface served the Roman Church from early youth. During the reign of Pope Felix IV, he was archdeacon and a personage of considerable influence with the ecclesiastical and civil authorities. His elevation to the ... Read More

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