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Adrian II - (867-872)

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A member of the same family as Popes Stephen IV and Sergius III, Adrian II had twice refused the ... Read More

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(Reigned 867-872.)

After the death of St. Nicholas I , the Roman clergy and people elected, much against his will, the venerable Cardinal Adrian, universally beloved for his charity and amiability, descended from a Roman family which had already ... Read More

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Reading 1, Ephesians 6:10-20
Finally, grow strong in the Lord, with the strength of his ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 144:1, 2, 9-10
[Of David] Blessed be Yahweh, my rock, who trains my hands for ... Read More

Gospel, Luke 13:31-35
Just at this time some Pharisees came up. 'Go away,' they said. ... Read More

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