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Pope Saint Urban I
Papacy began 222
Papacy ended 23 May 230
Predecessor Callixtus I
Successor Pontian
Personal details
Birth name Urban
Born Unknown
Rome, Roman Empire
Died 23 May 230
Rome, Roman Empire
Sainthood
Feast day 25 May
Other Popes named Urban

Pope Urban I (222-230 C.E.) was the seventeenth Pope, the official title is the Bishop of Rome of the Catholic Church. His reign was a peaceful one and there not much known about it. He served as head of the Catholic church during the imperial reign of Alexander Severus. He is buried in the cemetary at Callistus on the Appian Way. He is considered a saint of the Catholic Church and his feast day is celebrated on May 25.

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