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CORNELIUS

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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 167 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CORNELIUS  ,

pope, was elected in 251 during the lull in the persecution of the emperor Decius . Two years afterwards, under the emperor Gallus, he was exiled to Centuracellae (Civita Vecchia), where he died . He was very intimate with St Cyprian, and is commemorated with him on the 16th of September, which is not, however; the anniversary of his
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death . He died in
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June 253; .

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