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Encyclopedia > Pope Lucius I
Lucius I
Birth name Lucius
Papacy began June 25, 253
Papacy ended March 5, 254
Predecessor Saint Cornelius
Successor Saint Stephen I
Born  ???
Rome, Italy
Died March 5, 254
Rome, Italy
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Lucius I was pope for eight months (253-254). Vatican coat of arms This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 189 days remaining. ... For the book see 253 (book). ... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... A cosmic number. ... Cornelius was elected pope on either March 6 or March 13, 251 during the lull in the persecution of the Roman Emperor Decius. ... Stephen I, pope (about March 12, 254 to August 2, 257). ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Left-Wing Democrats) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,823,807 almost 4,000,000 1... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... A cosmic number. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Left-Wing Democrats) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,823,807 almost 4,000,000 1... The Pope (from Greek: pappas, father; from Latin: papa, Papa, father) is the successor of St. ... For the book see 253 (book). ... A cosmic number. ...


Born in Rome at an unknown date, nothing is known about his family except his father's name, Porphyrian. He was elected probably June 25, 253, and died March 5, 254. His election took place during the persecution which caused the banishment of his predecessor Pope Cornelius, and he also was banished soon after his consecration, but succeeded in gaining permission to return. City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Left-Wing Democrats) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,823,807 almost 4,000,000 1... June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 189 days remaining. ... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... Cornelius was elected pope on either March 6 or March 13, 251 during the lull in the persecution of the Roman Emperor Decius. ...


He is referred to in several letters of Cyprian (see Epist. Ixviii. 5) as having been in agreement with his predecessor Pope Cornelius in preferring the milder view on allowing restoration of lapsed penitents. Saint Cyprian (Thascius Caecilius Cyprianus) (died September 14, 258) bishop of Carthage and an important early Christian writer, was born probably at the beginning of the 3rd century in North Africa, perhaps at Carthage, where he received an excellent pagan education; having converted to Christianity, he became a Bishop (249... Cornelius was elected pope on either March 6 or March 13, 251 during the lull in the persecution of the Roman Emperor Decius. ...


Tradition claims that he was martyred in the persecution of Valerian, but as that is known to have started later than March 254, this seems unlikely. Valerian on a coin celebrating goddess Fortuna, associated with health and wealth. ...


His tombstone is still extant in the cemetery of St. Calixtus. His relics were later brought to the church of Santa Cecilia in Trastevere, along with the relics of St Cecilia and others. His head is preserved in a reliquary in St Ansgar Catholic cathedral in Copenhagen, Denmark. The relic was brought to Roskilde around the year 1100, after Lucius had been declared patron of the Danish region Zealand. It is among the few relics to have survived the Reformation in Denmark. ... Facade of Santa Cecilia, a 1725 project by Ferdinando Fuga, with the 12th century belltower. ... Saint Cecilia Saint Cecilia in the Catholic Church the patron saint of music and of the blind. ... A reliquary is a container for holy relics. ... Copenhagen (Danish: København) is the capital and largest city of Denmark, and the name of the municipality (Danish, kommune) in which it resides. ... Roskilde (population 52,572) is an ancient city in Denmark, situated in the island of Zealand, 30 km west of Copenhagen. ... Zealand (Danish: Sjælland) is the largest island of Denmark. ... The Protestant Reformation was a movement which began in the 16th century as a series of attempts to reform the Roman Catholic Church, but ended in division and the establishment of new institutions, most importantly Lutheranism, Reformed churches, and Anabaptists. ...


He is commemorated on March 4. March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ...


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Preceded by:
Saint Cornelius
Pope
June 25, 253March 5, 254
Succeeded by:
Saint Stephen I

Cornelius was elected pope on either March 6 or March 13, 251 during the lull in the persecution of the Roman Emperor Decius. ... For a graphical representation of this list, see list of popes (graphical). ... June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 189 days remaining. ... For the book see 253 (book). ... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... A cosmic number. ... Stephen I, pope (about March 12, 254 to August 2, 257). ...

References

This article includes content derived from the public domain Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge, 1914. Supporters contend that the Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica (1910-1911) represents the sum of human knowledge at the beginning of the 20th century; indeed, it was advertised as such. ... The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... The Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge is a 1914 religious encyclopedia, published in thirteen volumes. ...


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