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Pope John II

John II, was pope (533 - 535. His name at birth was Mercurius, and was the son of Projectus, born in Rome on the Caelian Hill. He was made pope January 2, 533.

The Liber Pontificalis records that he received a personal profession of faith from the emperor Justinian I, as well as valuable gifts. He died May 8, 535.

preceded by Pope Boniface II, (530-532)
succeeded by Pope Agapetus I, (535-536)

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