St Boniface I

(d. 422)

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(d. 422),

Pope from 418. He took a stand against Pelagianism, restored the rights of the metropolitans in S. Gaul, and secured the prefecture of Illyricum for his own jurisdiction when Theodosius II tried to transfer it to the obedience of Constantinople. Feast day, 4 Sept.

Subjects: Christianity.

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