Pope Sixtus II

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Sixtus II, pope (257-258), followed Stephen I as bishop of Rome in 257, and suffered martyrdom under Valerian in the following year. He restored the relations with the African and Eastern churches which had been broken off by his predecessor on the question of heretical baptism.


preceded by Pope Stephen I (254-257)
succeeded by Pope Dionysius (260-268)