Pope Gelasius I

Bishop of Rome from 492 to 496

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.

Pope Saint

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

Place of birth change

There is confusion about where he was born.

References change

  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.