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Leo VII - (936-939)

Saint Biography

Leo became pope in 936 after Duke Alberic II of Spoleto imprisoned John XI. Leo was by birth a Roman and may have been a Benedictine monk. Before his elevation, he was ... Read More

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Date of birth unknown; d. 13 July, 939. A Roman and priest of St. Sixtus, and probably a Benedictine monk, he was elected pope 3 January, 936. He seems to have been placed upon the Chair of Peter by the power of Alberic, prince and senator of the Romans. Alberic's authority in Rome was disputed by Hugo, who bore the title of King of ... Read More


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Reading 1, First Kings 3:5, 7-12
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Psalm, Psalms 119:57, 72, 76-77, 127-128, 129-130
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Gospel, Matthew 13:44-52
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