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Tuesday, August 8, 2006
Pope St. Anacletus

Semidouble (1955 Calendar): July 13

Pope St. Anacletus was the third pope of the Holy Catholic Church from c. 80 - c. 92 AD. Many sources (Eusebius, Irenaeus, and Augustine) also claim he was known by the name Cletus. He died in Rome c. 92 AD, and his remains are in the St. Linus Church in the Vatican. His feastday is April 7 in the 1969 Calendar of Saints and July 13 according to the 1955 Calendar. He is considered a martyr.

Not much else is known concerning Pope St. Anacletus.


del_button August 8, 2006 at 7:20 PM
4HisChurch said...

Ah! Is the the Cletus as in "Linus, Cletus, Clement, Sixtus"?

del_button August 8, 2006 at 7:38 PM
Moneybags said...

Yes that's him.

del_button November 3, 2007 at 7:44 AM
Anonymous said...

when was st. anacletus was born??

del_button November 5, 2007 at 7:07 PM
Seminarian Matthew said...

He was allegedly born in Rome, Italy, but it is unknown when his birth occurred.

del_button November 2, 2010 at 5:37 AM
Anonymous said...

what's his real name....?

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