Pape Leo I

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Pape St. Leo I
Saint Leo Magnus bi Francisco Herrera the Younger, in the Prado Museum, Madrid.
Installed29 September 440
Term endit10 November 461
PredecessorSixtus III
Personal details
Birth nameLeo
Bornc. 400 AD
Tuscany, Wastren Roman Empire
Deed(461-11-10)10 November 461
Roum, Wastren Roman Empire
Feast day
  • 10 November
  • 11 Apryle (pre-1969 calendar)
  • 18 Februar (Eastren Orthodoxy)
Veneratit in
Ither papes named Leo

Pape Saint Leo I (c. 400 – 10 November 461), kent as Saunt Leo the Great an aw, 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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