Information about Pope Pontian

Pope Pontian (200 - October 235)

Pope St. Pontian (Latin: Pontianus), was the Bishop of Rome from 21 July 230 to 28 September 235. In 235, during the persecution of Christians in the reign of the Emperor Maximinus the Thracian, Pontian was arrested and sent to the island of Sardinia. He resigned to make the election of a new pope possible.

Pope Pontian reigned in...
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Papa Pontianus (Pope Pontian) Flag of Holy See Holy See 21 July 230 28 September 235
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