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Sergius II - (844-847)

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Descended from Roman nobility, Sergius II had been made an acolyte by Leo III, a subdeacon ... Read More

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Date of birth unknown; consecrated in 844, apparently in January; d. 27 Jan., 847. He was of noble birth, and belonged to a family which gave two other popes to the Church. Educated in the schola cantorum , he was patronized by several popes, and was ordained ... Read More

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Reading 1, Ephesians 3:14-21
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