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Information about reign: Papa Pontianus (Pope Pontian)

CountryHoly See
From21 July 230
To28 September 235
Personal InformationPope Pontian (200 - 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.

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