Sunday, February 23, 2014

St Linus Second Pope

Saint Linus was the second Bishop of Rome and the Second Pope as he succeeded Saint Peter in 67. While his exact date of birth is unknown, Linus was a native of Tuscany. One decree attributed to him was that women should keep their heads covered in church. He died on September 23, 76 and was buried next to Saint Peter at the Vatican. September 23 is also the date his Feast day is celebrated.

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