What Catholics Believe

September 23 — St. Linus, Pope & Martyr

     “At Rome,” says the Roman Martyrology, “the triumph of St.  Linus, pope and martyr, who immediately succeeded St. Peter in the government of the Church. He suffered martyrdom, and was buried on the Vatican next to the Prince of the Apostles.” The name of St. Linus is mentioned in the Canon of the Mass, after the names of the apostles.

Taken from “The Saint Andrew Daily Missal” Imprimatur 1955