- Pope Boniface I
English name=Boniface I
December 28, 418
September 4, 422
other=Boniface| infobox popestyles
papal name=Pope Boniface I
Pope Saint Boniface I was
popefrom December 28, 418to September 4, 422. He was a contemporary of Saint Augustine of Hippo, who dedicated to him some of his works.
On the death of
Pope Zosimus, two parties put forward their own candidate for Pope, one for Boniface, the other for Eulalius. Galla Placidia, the Empress consort of Constantius III, the Western Roman Emperor, asked the emperor Honorius to intervene, and he sent an edict instructing both men to leave Rome. At the following Easter, Eulalius returned to the city to perform baptisms and celebrate the feast; when the emperor heard of this, Eulalius was stripped of his rank and banished from Rome, and on December 28, 418 Boniface became pope.
Boniface continued the opposition to
Pelagianism, persuaded Emperor Theodosius IIto return Illyricumto Western jurisdiction, and defended the rights of the Holy See.
* [http://www.documentacatholicaomnia.eu/01_01_0418-0422-_Bonifacius_I,_Sanctus.html Opera Omnia by Migne Patrologia Latina]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Pope Boniface IX — Pope Boniface IX † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Boniface IX Elected at Rome, 2 November, 1389, as successor of the Roman Pope, Urban VI; d. there, 1 October, 1404. Piero (Perino, Pietro) Tomacelli came of an ancient but impoverished… … Catholic encyclopedia
Pope Boniface II — Pope Boniface II † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Boniface II Elected 17 September, 530; died October, 532. In calling him the son of Sigisbald, the Liber Pontificalis makes first mention of a pope s Germanic ancestry. Boniface… … Catholic encyclopedia
Pope Boniface IX — Infobox Pope English name=Boniface IX birth name=Piero Tomacelli term start=November 2, 1389 term end=October 1, 1404 predecessor=Urban VI successor=Innocent VII birth date= ca. 1356 birthplace= Naples, Italy dead=dead|death date=death… … Wikipedia
Pope Boniface IV — Infobox Pope English name=Boniface IV birth name=??? term start=September 15, 608 term end=May 25 615 predecessor=Boniface III successor=Adeodatus I birth date=c. 550 birthplace=Valeria, Italy dead=dead|death date=death date|615|5|25|mf=y… … Wikipedia
Pope Boniface — There have been nine Popes named Boniface.:Pope Boniface I (reigned 418 422):Pope Boniface II (530 532):Pope Boniface III (607):Pope Boniface IV (608 615):Pope Boniface V (619 625):Pope Boniface VI (896):Pope Boniface VII (984 985) (now listed as … Wikipedia
Pope Boniface V — Infobox Pope English name=Boniface V birth name=??? term start=December 23, 619 term end=October 25, 625 predecessor=Adeodatus I successor=Honorius I birth date=??? birthplace=Naples, Italy dead=dead|death date=death date|625|10|25|mf=y… … Wikipedia
Pope Boniface II — Infobox Pope English name=Boniface II birth name=??? term start=530 term end=532 predecessor=Felix IV successor=John II birth date=??? birthplace=??? dead=dead|death date=532 deathplace=??? other=BonifacePope Boniface II was pope from 530 to… … Wikipedia
Pope Boniface VI — Infobox Pope English name=Boniface VI birth name=??? term start=April 896 term end=April 896 predecessor=Formosus successor=Stephen VI birth date=??? birthplace=Rome, Italy dead=dead|death date=April 896 deathplace=??? other=BonifaceBoniface VI,… … Wikipedia
Pope Boniface VIII — Pope Boniface VIII † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Boniface VIII (BENEDETTO GAETANO) Born at Anagni about 1235; died at Rome, 11 October, 1303. He was the son of Loffred, a descendant of a noble family originally Spanish, but long… … Catholic encyclopedia
Pope Boniface VIII — Infobox pope English name=Boniface VIII birth name=Benedetto Caetani term start=December 24, 1294 term end=October 11, 1303 predecessor=Celestine V successor=Benedict XI birth date=c. 1235 birthplace= Anagni, Italy dead=dead|death date=death… … Wikipedia