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St. John I

May 18, 2018

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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of May, repeating indefinitely

(d. 526)

John, who was already elderly when he was elected pope, was sent on a mission by a king to win favors from the emperor of the East Roman Empire. He made the journey, but when he came back, the king imprisoned him on suspicion of conspiring with the emperor! Pope John died in prison and is considered a martyr.


May 18, 2018
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