April 14 – Martin the Confessor; Bénézet the Bridge Builder

Martin the Confessor, Pope of Rome (d. 655) was no sooner papified when the monothelite[1] book The Pattern of Faith was published by Emperor Constans II. Connie and the Constantinopolitan Patriarch were of one mind on this (get it?), but Martin defied them, calling a council in the Lateran which condemned the heresy. There might… Continue reading April 14 – Martin the Confessor; Bénézet the Bridge Builder