Pope Sisinnius

[Pope Sisinnius]
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Son of a man named John; little else is known of his early life. 87th pope, reigning for about three weeks. Consecrated a bishop for Corsica. Ordered the restoration of the walls of Rome. Afflicted with gout so bad that he could not even feed himself. Known as a tough old man, strongly devoted to the Church.
Born
Syrian
Papal Ascension
mid-January 708
Died
4 February 708 in Rome, Italy of natural causes; buried in Saint Peter's Basilica
Additional Information
Catholic Encyclopedia, by Horace K Mann
Wikipedia
New Catholic Dictionary
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