INNOCENT I .,
See also:pope from 402 to 417, was the son of Pope
See also:Anastasius I . It was during his papacy that the
See also:siege of Rome by Alaric (408) took place, when, according to a doubtful anecdote of
See also:Zosimus, the ravages of plague and
See also:famine were so frightful, and help seemed so far off, that papal permission was granted to sacrifice and pray to the
See also:heathen deities; the pope was, however, absent from Rome on a
See also:mission to Honorius at Ravenna at the
See also:time of the
See also:sack in 410 . He lost no opportunity of maintaining and extending the authority of the
See also:Roman see as the ultimate resort for the settlement of all disputes; and his still extant communications to Victricius of
See also:Rouen, Exuperius of Toulouse,
See also:Alexander of
See also:Antioch and others, as well as his
See also:action on the
See also:appeal made to him by
See also:Chrysostom against
See also:Theophilus of Alexandria, show that opportunities of the kind were numerous and varied . He took a decided view on the Pelagian controversy, confirming the decisions of the synod of the province of
See also:pro-consular Africa held in
See also:Carthage in 416, which had been sent to him . He wrote in the same
See also:year in a similar sense to the fathers of the Numidian synod of Mileve who, Augustine being one of their number, had addressed him . Among his letters are one to
See also:Jerome and another to
See also:bishop of Jerusalem, regarding annoyances to which the first named had been subjected by the Pelagians at .
See also:Bethlehem . He died on the 12th of
See also:March 417, and in the Roman
See also:Church is commemorated as a
See also:confessor along with
See also:Celsus and Victor, martyrs, on the 28th of
See also:July . His successor was Zosimus .
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