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St. Vitalian - (657-672)

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Elected to the papacy in 657, St. Vitalian held his position on monotheletism firmly but was conciliatory toward Constans II, who visited Rome in 663 and took ... Read More

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(Reigned 657-72).

Date of birth unknown; d. 27 January, 672. Nothing is known of Vitalian's life before he was raised to the Holy See. According to the "Liber Pontificalis" (ed. Duchesne, I, 343) he was a native of Segni in Campagna, and his father's name was Anastasius. After the death of Pope Eugene I , on ... Read More


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