Information about Pope Urban I

Pope Urban I ((unknown) - 23 May 230)

Pope Urban I (Latin: Urbanus I) was Bishop of Rome or pope from 222 to 23 May 230. He was born in Rome and succeeded Pope Callixtus I, who had been martyred. It was previously believed for centuries that Urban I was also martyred. However, recent historical discoveries now lead scholars to believe that he died of natural causes.

Pope Urban I reigned in...
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Papa Urbanus (Pope Urban I) Flag of Holy See Holy See 223 23 May 230
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