calixtus i, saint

Calixtus I

[kuh-lik-stuhs]
noun
Saint, a.d. c160–222, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 218–222.
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calixtus i, saint

pope from 217? to 222, during the schism of St. Hippolytus, the church's first antipope. Little was known about Calixtus before the discovery of Philosophumena by Hippolytus, a work that is, in part, a pamphlet directed against him.

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