Pope Adeodatus II

[Pope Adeodatus II]
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Son of Jovinian. Monk of the Roman cloister of Erasmus. Pope. Promoted monastic discipline, and supported monasteries financially. Restored Peter's basilica. Fought the heresy of the Monothelites, which put him at odds with Patriarch Constantine I of Constantinople.
Born
Roman
Papal Ascension
11 April 672
Died
676 in Rome of natural causes; buried in Peter's
Name Meaning
given from God (Latin)
Additional Information
Christ's Faithful People
Catholic Encyclopedia, by Thomas J Shahan
New Catholic Dictionary
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