Pope Saint Eugene I

Also known as

  • Eugenius

Memorial

Profile

Son of Rufinianus. Priest as a young man. Known as a gentle and pious man, very generous to the poor. Vicar for Pope Saint Martin I during his exile. Elected 75th pope in 654. He opposed the heretical Monothelite Byzantine emperor; in return, the emperor threatened to roast the pope alive. Consecrated 21 bishops during his papacy.

Born

Papal Ascension

Died

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Pope Saint Eugene I“. Saints.SQPN.com. 18 May 2014. Web. 19 September 2014. <>