St. Eutychian I, Pope of Rome
During the persecutions by Diocletian, the records of the papacy of St.
Eutychian (275-283) were destroyed. Little, therefore, is known of him. He
was a Tuscan, and he was the last pope buried in the papal crypt in the
cemetary of Callixtus. Legend says that he personally buried 242 martyrs.
Karen Rae Keck
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