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Gregory IX - (1227-1241)

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Gregory IX The reign of Gregory IX (1227-1241) was marked by conflict between the pope and Emperor Frederick II. The nephew of Innocent III, Ugolino de Segni ... Read More

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(UGOLINO, Count of Segni).

Born about 1145, at Anagni in the Campagna; died 22 August, 1241, at Rome. He received his education at the Universities of Paris and Bologna. After the ... Read More


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Reading 1, Hebrews 10:1-10
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Psalm, Psalms 40:2, 4, 7-8, 10, 11
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Gospel, Mark 3:31-35
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