Pope Saint Hyginus

detail of a statue of Pope Saint Hyginus; date unknown, artist unknown; portico of Saint Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, Rome, Italy; photographed in May 2006 by Bocachete; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source imageAlso known as

  • Hygin
  • Igino

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Pope during a period of relative peace with no official persecutions of the early Church, but was forced to deal with with a series of heretic sects and preachers regularly popping up.

Born

Papal Ascension

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Pope Saint Hyginus“. Saints.SQPN.com. 3 January 2015. Web. 28 February 2015. <>