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Catholic Word of the Day: LINUS, 06-07-13
| Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
Posted on 06/07/2013 8:33:18 AM PDT by Salvation
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A Christian in Rome, evidently a companion or follower of Paul, because in the conclusion of a letter Paul sent Timothy, Linus was one of four who sent greetings (II Timothy 4:21). According to Irenaeus, Linus succeeded Peter as Bishop of Rome.
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And to think that the little fellow with the blanket is named after a someone mentioned in the Bible by St. Paul. Also that Linus became the second Pope!
posted on 06/07/2013 8:33:18 AM PDT
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