Pope Saint Marcellinus

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Chosen 29th pope. Enlarged the catacombs. Reigned at the start of the persecution of Diocletian, and was himself martyred. Legend says that he apostatized, made sacrifice to pagan gods, then repented, and was beheaded, but this story has been discredited.

Born

Papal Ascension

Died

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Pope Saint Marcellinus“. Saints.SQPN.com. 26 March 2014. Web. 2 October 2014. <>