Pope Gelasius I

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Gelasius I
Papacy began1 March 492
Papacy ended19 November 496
PredecessorFelix III
SuccessorAnastasius II
Personal details
Birth nameGelasius
BornUnknown date
Roman Africa or Rome[1]
Died(496-11-19)19 November 496[2]
Rome, Ostrogothic Kingdom
Feast day21 November[2]
Other popes named Gelasius

Pope Gelasius I (died 19 November 496) was Pope of the Catholic Church. He reigned from 492 to 496. He was preceded by Felix III and succeeded by Anastasius II.

Place of birth[change | change source]

There is confusion about where he was born.

References[change | change source]

  1. Browne, M. (1998). "The Three African Popes". The Western Journal of Black Studies. 22 (1): 57–58. Retrieved 2008-04-10.[permanent dead link]
  2. 2.0 2.1  "Pope St. Gelasius I" . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.