Feast Day of Pope St. John I
Pope Saint John I was a native of Populonia, Tuscany, Italy. He was the bishop of Rome and 53rd pope from August 13, 523 AD until he died on May 18, 526 AD. After coming from a diplomatic mission to Constantinople, King Theoderic imprisoned him for allegedly conspiring with Constantinople, and he died of maltreatment and neglect. His feast Day is celebrated on May 18.
Pope St. John I, pray for us.