The Lesser-Known Defender of Rome (St. Gelasius I)

Episode 34 · October 29th, 2019 · 13 mins 58 secs

About this Episode

We’re back this week with an episode on a pope who was equal parts lion and lamb. His blunt writing on papal authority was a respectful dunk on the eastern emperor, and served as that teaching’s foundation for centuries, but in the same breath he gave away all his earthly possessions before the end, and willingly died penniless.

No. 49 – Pope St. Gelasius
492-496 A.D

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