Pope St. Dionysius of Rome
Pope Dionysius was the bishop of Rome from 22 July 259 to his death on 26 December 268. He was elected pope in 259, after the martyrdom of Sixtus II by the Emperor Valerian in 258. Emperor Valerian was captured and killed by the King of Persia in 260. The new emperor, Gallienus, issued an edict of toleration. Pope Dionysius of Rome demanded from the bishop of Alexandria, also called Dionysius, explanations concerning his doctrine regarding the relation of God to the Logos. Dionysius of Alexandria wrote a letter in response, which satisfied the Pope.
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