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Pope Anastasius I

Pope Anastasius I (died 19 December 401) was Pope from 27 November 399 to his death in 401.He was born in Rome, the son of Maximus. He condemned the writings of the Alexandrian theologian Origen shortly after their translation into Latin. He fought against these writings throughout his papacy, and in 400 he called a council to discuss them. The council agreed that Origen was not faithful to the Catholic Church.