Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Really, the successor to Peter; he was Pope #2

St. Linus

Image of St. Linus

Linus was a native of Tuscany. He succeeded St. Peter as Pope about the year 67. St. Irenaeus says he is the Linus mentioned by St. Paul in the second letter to Timothy, chapter 4, verse 21, and that he was consecrated bishop by St. Paul. His feast day is September 23.

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