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Popes

The heads of the Catholic Church.

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St Anacletus

People; Popes

3rd Pope of the Catholic Church. Pontificate 76/79 - 88/92. Martyred; feast day 26 April. Once erroneously split into Cletus and Anacletus.

St Clement I

People; Popes

4th Pope of the Catholic Church. Pontificate 88/92 - 97. Feast day 23 November. Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 25 November.

St Alexander I

People; Popes

6th Pope of the Catholic Church. Pontificate 105/107 - 115/116. Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 16 March. Place of birth: Rome.

St Sixtus I

People; Popes

7th Pope of the Catholic Church. Pontificate 115/116 - 125. Also revered as a saint in Eastern Christianity, with a feast day of 10 August.

St Telesphorus

People; Popes

8th Pope of the Catholic Church. Pontificate 125 - 136/138. His reign was during Roman Emperors Hadrian and Antoninus Pius. He was Greek by birth.

St Pius I

People; Popes

10th Pope of the Catholic Church. Pontificate 140/142 - 155. Martyred by sword; feast day 11 July. Birth place: Aquileia, Friuli, Italy.

St Anicetus

People; Popes

11th Pope of the Catholic Church. Pontificate 155 - 166. Traditionally martyred; feast day 17 April. Place of birth: Emesa, Syria.

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