Thursday, November 10, 2016

St. Pope Leo the Great

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St. Leo the Great:

 Today is the feast day of St. Leo the Great. St. Leo is believed to have been born in Rome. He was a deacon under Popes Celestine I and Sixtus III and was elected pope to succeed Sixtus III. He reigned as pope between 440 and 461. He persuaded Emperor Valentinian to recognize the primacy …

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