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Pope Honorius I
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Historical Figure
Nationality: Italy
Date of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: AD 638
Cause of Death: Unknown
Religion: Catholicism
Occupation: Clergy
Political Office(s): Pope
Fictional Appearances:
Justinian
Set in OTL
Type of Appearance: Posthumous reference
"Under St. Peter's"
Set in OTL
Type of Appearance: Posthumous reference
Cause of Death: Staked after becoming a vampire

Honorius I (died 12 October 638) was Pope from 625 to 638. Honorius favored Monothelitism; a formula proposed by the Byzantine emperor Herakleios, with the design of bringing about a reconciliation between the Monophysites and the Catholics. Monothelitism bore that Jesus had accomplished His work of redemption by one manifestation of his will as the God-man. More than forty years after his death, Honorius was anathematized by the Third Council of Constantinople (First Trullan) in 680.

Pope Honorius I in Justinian[]

Justinian II was a boy when Pope Honorius I was anathematized by the Third Council of Constantinople, which had been called by Justinian's father, Constantine IV. Justinian wrote of the anathematization in his memoirs.[1]

Years later, news reached Constantinople that when the acts of the synod were translated into Latin, the translators removed Honorius' title so as to avoid mentioning his heresy in the realm under the see of Rome. The young Justinian was furious, and suggested Constantine force the translators to correct the record. Constantine declined this suggestion, as doing so might call into question the validity of the council's work as a whole, which he did not want.[2]

Pope Honorius I in "Under St. Peter's"[]

Pope Honorius I is the only pope fed upon by the vampire Jesus to become a vampire himself upon death. Honorius was immediately staked by the Order of the Pipistrelle. Every pope thereafter was staked upon his death.

The anathematization of Honorius was a cover story for his vampirism.

References[]

  1. Justinian, see, e.g., pg. 55.
  2. Ibid., pg. 103.
Religious titles
(OTL)
Preceded by
Boniface V
Pope
625-638
Succeeded by
Severinus
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