Pape Leo I

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Pape St. Leo I
Herrera mozo San León magno Lienzo. Óvalo. 164 x 105 cm. Museo del Prado.jpg
Saint Leo Magnus bi Francisco Herrera the Younger, in the Prado Museum, Madrid.
Installed 29 September 440
Term endit 10 November 461
Predecessor Sixtus III
Successor Hilarius
Personal details
Birth name Leo
Born c. 400 AD
Tuscany, Wastren Roman Empire
Died (461-11-10)10 November 461
Roum, Wastren Roman Empire
Saunthuid
Feast day
  • 10 November
  • 11 Apryle (pre-1969 calendar)
  • 18 Februar (Eastren Orthodoxy)
Veneratit in
Attributes
Ither papes named Leo

Pape Saint Leo I (c. 400 – 10 November 461), an aw kent as Saunt Leo the Great, wis Pape frae 29 September 440 an dee'd in 461. Pape Benedict XVI said that Leo's papacy "...wis undoubtedly ane of the maist important in the Kirk's history."[1] [2]

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