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Leo I

[lee-oh; Italian le-aw] ,
noun
Saint ("Leo the Great") a.d. c390–461, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 440–461.
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Leo II

noun
Saint, died a.d. 683, Sicilian ecclesiastic: pope 682–683.

Leo IV

noun
Saint, died a.d. 855, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 847–855.

Leo IX

noun
Saint (Bruno) 1002–54, German ecclesiastic: pope 1049–54.
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Leo I (ˈliːəʊ)
 
n
Saint, known as Leo the Great. ?390--461 ad, pope (440--461). He extended the authority of the papacy in the West and persuaded Attila not to attack Rome (452). Feast day: Nov 10 or Feb 18

Leo IX
 
n
Saint, original name Bruno of Egisheim. 1002--54, pope (1049--54): first of the great medieval reforming popes. Conflict with the Eastern Church led to the schism between Rome and Constantinople (1054). Feast day: April 19

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