Pope Pelagius I (died 4 March 561) was Supreme Pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church from 556 to his death in 561. He was the second pope of the Byzantine Papacy, and like his predecessor, a former apocrisiarius to Constantinople. his relationship with Emperor Justinian the Great where controversial, Pelagius was elected Pope as Justinian's candidate, a designation not well received in the Western Church, While before his ordination he opposed Justinian's efforts to condemn the "Three Chapters" in order to reconcile theological factions in the Church, but later he adopted Justinian's position.

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  • Pope Pelagius I (died 4 March 561) was Supreme Pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church from 556 to his death in 561. He was the second pope of the Byzantine Papacy, and like his predecessor, a former apocrisiarius to Constantinople. his relationship with Emperor Justinian the Great where controversial, Pelagius was elected Pope as Justinian's candidate, a designation not well received in the Western Church, While before his ordination he opposed Justinian's efforts to condemn the "Three Chapters" in order to reconcile theological factions in the Church, but later he adopted Justinian's position. (en)
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  • Pope Pelagius I (died 4 March 561) was Supreme Pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church from 556 to his death in 561. He was the second pope of the Byzantine Papacy, and like his predecessor, a former apocrisiarius to Constantinople. his relationship with Emperor Justinian the Great where controversial, Pelagius was elected Pope as Justinian's candidate, a designation not well received in the Western Church, While before his ordination he opposed Justinian's efforts to condemn the "Three Chapters" in order to reconcile theological factions in the Church, but later he adopted Justinian's position. (en)
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