st. leo ix

Leo IX

noun
Saint (Bruno) 1002–54, German ecclesiastic: pope 1049–54.
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Leo IX
 
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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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