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Linus, Saint

Linus, Saint l?n?s [key], d. AD 76?, pope (AD 67??AD 76?), martyr, an Italian; successor of St. Peter and predecessor of St. Cletus (or Anacletus). Nothing is known of his life, but he has been (as early as 189) identified with the biblical Linus. Feast: Sept. 23.

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