Pope Benedict I

[Pope Benedict I]
Also known as
Bonosus
Profile
Reigned during the famine which followed a Lombard invasion of Italy. Worked to restore order in the civil disruption that followed the invasions. Confirmed the Fifth Council at Constantinople. Died during a siege of Rome.
Born
in Rome, Italy
Papal Ascension
2 June 575
Died
30 July 579 in Rome, Italy of natural causes
Name Meaning
blessed (Latin)
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