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St. Anterus, Pope of Rome

III Century
Pope for several weeks from late 235 to early 236, St. Anterus was a Greek who hoped to collect the acts of the martyrs into a central source. He was himself a martyr and was the first pope to have been buried in the papal crypt in the cemetary of Callixtus.

Karen Rae Keck

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