Saint julius i

Julius I

noun
Saint, died a.d. 352, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 337–352.
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saint julius i

pope from 337 to 352. The papacy had been vacant four months when he was elected as St. Mark's successor on Feb. 6, 337. Julius then became the chief support of orthodoxy and the Nicene Creed against Arianism, a heresy that held Christ to have been human, not divine.

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