Pope Saint Sixtus I
- Also known as
- 6 April
- Little known about his life before he was chosen 7th pope in 116.
He concerned himself with the liturgypriests may touch the sacred vessels, that bishops returning from the Apostolic See to their dioceses must present Apostolic letters, and that the priest shall recite the Sanctus with the people during the Mass.
Reigned during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Trajan.
- Rome, Italy
- Papal Ascension
- martyred in 125 in Rome, Italy
- Name Meaning
- sixth (Latin, as in 'the sixth successor to Saint Peter')
- Alatri, Italy
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