Pape Linus

Pape Linus (Italian: Lino; died c. 76) wis the heid o the Catholic Kirk frae c. 67 tae his daith c. 76. Accordin tae several early soorces, he wis the seicont bishop o Roum efter Saunt Peter, makin him the seicont pape. Accordin tae ither early soorces, Pape Clement I wis the pape efter Peter. Linus an St. Clement are the anly persons specifically mentioned in the New Testament, ither than Peter, considered bi the Catholic Kirk tae hae held the poseetion o pape.[1]

Pape Saunt
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Installedc. 67
Term enditc. 76
Personal details
Volterra, Tuscany, Italy, Roman Empire
Diedc. 76
Roum, Italy, Roman Empire
Feast day23 September
Veneratit inAnglicanism
Eastern Orthodoxy
Oriental Orthodoxy
Roman Catholicism


  1. Kirsch, Johann Peter (1910). "Pope St. Linus" in The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 9. New York: Robert Appleton Company.