Pope St. Pontian 235 martyr of Calpurnia people. Born in Rome elected in 230 was the second pope in history to abdicate. In 235 Massimino Trace he not just proclaimed emperor ordered a persecution against the leaders of the Church Pope Pontian was deported to Sardinia and condemned to perpetual forced labor in the mines. So that it could elect a new pope Pontian resigned on September 28 235. The same year he died martyred in strokes of the cane his body was buried in the Catacombs of San Callisto. Postcard chromolithographic n. 245 from the Collection of the Popes Romans dedicated to Pope Pius X and blessed by Him. Rome October 1903.

Città del Vaticano

title: SAINT POPE PONZIANO

subject date: 2003-05-20

caption: Pope St. Pontian (? - 235), martyr of Calpurnia people. Born in Rome, elected in 230, was the second pope in history to abdicate. In 235 Massimino Trace, he not just proclaimed emperor, ordered a persecution against the leaders of the Church: Pope Pontian was deported to Sardinia and condemned to perpetual forced labor in the mines. So that it could elect a new pope, Pontian resigned on September 28, 235. The same year he died martyred in strokes of the cane; his body was buried in the Catacombs of San Callisto. Postcard chromolithographic n. 245 from the 'Collection of the Popes Romans' dedicated to Pope Pius X and blessed by Him. Rome, October 1903.

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