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Information about reign: Papa Damasus (Pope Damasus I)

CountryHoly See
From1 October 366
To11 December 384
Personal InformationPope Damasus I (305 - 384)
Description

Pope St. Damasus I was Pope of the Catholic Church from October 366 to his death in 384. He spoke out against major heresies in the church (including Apollinarianism and Macedonianism) and encouraged production of the Vulgate Bible. He was sanctified by the Roman Catholic Church and his feast day is December 11.

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