Damasus I

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Born: 306? AD
Died: 384 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.

 

 

 

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