Pope Saint Celestine I, also known as Pope Celestine the Great, served as the Bishop of Rome from 422 to 432. He played a crucial role in defending the unity and orthodoxy of the Church during a period of theological controversies. Pope Celestine I condemned the heresy of Pelagianism and supported the teachings of Saint Augustine. He also played a key role in resolving the Nestorian controversy, affirming the divine motherhood of Mary. Pope Celestine I’s papacy was marked by his efforts to maintain Church discipline and uphold the authority of the Roman See. He is venerated as a saint and his feast day is celebrated on April 6th. Pope Saint Celestine I is remembered for his commitment to upholding the truth of the faith, his pastoral care for the Church, and his contributions to the development of Church doctrine and discipline.
Pope St. Celestine I
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