Saint Damasus I - Pope Roma, 305 - Roma, 384 ).
Damasus was archdeacon of the Roman Church in 355, he followed Pope Liberius into exile, but afterwards returned to Rome. On the death of Saint Liberius in 366, Saint Damasus was chosen to succeed him. He commanded Saint Jerome to prepare a correct Latin version of the Bible, he rebuilt and adorned the Church of Saint Laurence, he decorated the sepulchres of a great number of martyrs in the cemeteries, etc.
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