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7 August: Sixtus II, pope and martyr

Today is the feast of St. Sixtus II, Pope and Martyr, and his companions. Who was this fellow?
Pope Sixtus (257-258) died as a martyr during the persecution by Emperor Valerian. The Liber Pontificalis say he was … Continue reading

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