St Agapetus

(d. 536)

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(d. 536),

Pope from 535. A defender of orthodoxy, he deposed Anthimus, the Monophysite Patr. of Constantinople, and consecrated Mennas as his successor. Feast day, in the E., 17 Apr.; in the W., 20 Sept.

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