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Damasus I

Born: 3060 AD
Died: 3840 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: Popes, Saint

306? – Possibly born near the city of Idanha-a-Nova (in Lusitania, Hispania), the son of Antonius, a priest at the Church of San Lorenzo in Rome.


354 – He was archdeacon of the Roman church and followed Liberus into exile.


366-383 – He became Pope.


378 – Ursinus was condemned and Damasus exonerated and declared the true pope.


384 – He died in the reign of the Emperor Theodosius.