St. Soter, Pope of Rome
An Italian from the Campagna, Pope/St. Soter, like Sts. Paul and Clement,
wrote to the troubled church at Corinth. The pope also sent gifts to the
congregation. During his tenure (c. 166-c. 174), Easter became an annual
celebration. No records of his death survive, but he is remembered among
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