Roman Rite Calendar - 01/03
Also known as
19th Pope. Started the Vatican library to preserve documents concerning the early martyrs. Martyred for when he refused to relinquish court records of the persecutions.
21 November 235
martyred 3 January 236; buried in the catacombs at the Cemetery of Saint Callistus, Rome, the first pope buried in the papal crypt; relics rediscovered in 1854
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