English name=Saint Eusebius
April 18, 309or 310
August 17, 309or 310
Sicily, Italy| infobox popestyles
papal name=Pope Eusebius
Pope Saint Eusebius (from Greek "Εὐσέβιος" "pious", from "eu" (εὖ) "well" and "sebein" (σέβειν) "to respect") was
popein the year 309 or 310.
His pontificate lasted only from
April 18to August 17, after which, in consequence of disturbances within the Church which led to acts of violence, he was banished by the emperor Maxentius, who had been the ruler of Romesince 306, and had at first shown himself friendly to the Christians. The difficulty arose, as in the case of his predecessor Pope Marcellus I, out of his attitude toward the Lapsed, which represented the milder standpoint.
Eusebius died in exile in
Sicilyand was buried in the cemetery of Calixtus. Pope Damasus Iplaced an epitaphof eight hexameters over his tomb; the epithet "martyr" contained in them is not to betaken in the strict sense.
His feast is on
* [http://www.documentacatholicaomnia.eu/01_01_0309-0310-_Eusebius,_Sanctus.html Opera Omnia]
* [http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/05615b.htm Catholic Encyclopedia: "Pope St. Eusebius"]
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