Saints of the Week

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Pope Saint Leo the Great

No one, however weak, is denied a share in the victory of the cross.

    Facts about Pope St. Leo the Great

  • Pope St. Leo the Great was unanimously was elected pope in 440 and reigned for 21 years.
  • He encountered Attila the Hun and persuaded him to turn back from invading Italy.
  • He is a Doctor of the Church remembered for his theological writings on the true divinity and true humanity of Jesus Christ.