Saint Silverius - Pope and Martyr (538).
Saint Silverius was son of Pope Hormisdas, who had been married before he entered the ministry. He was elected Pope and consecrated in 536. He was intercepted on his road toward Rome and transported to the deserted island of Palmeria, where he died of hunger a year later, on the 20th of June, 538 and was buried.
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