Pope Saint Eleuterus

Also known as

  • Eleuterius
  • Eleutherius
  • Eleutheros

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Profile

Son of Habundius. Deacon under Pope Anicetus and Pope Saint Soter. Chosen 13th Pope c.174. Declared opposition to Gnostics and the Montanists. Sent Fugatius and Damjan to convert the Britons. Abolished some Jewish dietary customs for Christians. Martyr.

Born

  • at Nicopolis, Epirus, Greece

Papal Ascension

Died

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Pope Saint Eleuterus“. Saints.SQPN.com. 15 April 2014. Web. 20 August 2014. <>