June 2 – Saved from the Byzantine Emperor’s roaster, ironically, by the Moslems

Pope Saint Eugene I Elected August 10, 654, and died at Rome, June 2, 657. Because he would not submit to Byzantine dictation in the matter of Monothelism, St. Martin I was forcibly carried off from Rome (June 18, 653) and kept in exile till his death (September, 655). What happened in Rome after his … Continue reading June 2 – Saved from the Byzantine Emperor’s roaster, ironically, by the Moslems