Leo x: leo x, one of the leading renaissance popes (reigned 1513-21) he made rome a cultural centre and a political power, but he depleted the papal treasury, and, by failing to take the developing reformation seriously, he contributed to the dissolution of the western church. Leo is a significant character in lawrence norfolk's book, the pope's rhinoceros, published in 1996 he also appears throughout the novel, memoirs of a gnostic dwarf , by david madsen (1998) television [ edit . Pope leo x was also the patron of the artist raphael and granted king henry viii of england the title 'defender of the faith' he was the last pope to look at the papacy as a temporal monarchy. Pope leo xiii is the longest lived pope in church history, dying at 93 a brilliant writer, poet, and theologian, he established the pontifical academy of st thomas aquinas in rome in 1879 (now known as the pontifical university of st thomas aquinas, or the angelicum) he was passionate about.
Pope leo x is the roman pope whose combination of extravagance and neglect helped provoke the reformation in the sixteenth century he was born giovanni de medici, the second son of florentine ruler lorenzo de medici (lorenzo the magnificent. Pope leo x giovanni de medici, the son of lorenzo de medici, was born in florence in 1475 he was created a cardinal at the age of 13 and became pope leo x in 1513. St leo the pope of rome our father among the saints, pope leo i , or saint leo the great , was an aristocrat who was pope of rome from 440 to 461 he is the first widely known pope, and even sometimes assigned the title first pope.
Pope leo ix (june 21, 1002 - april 19, 1054), born bruno of eguisheim-dagsburg, was pope from february 12, 1049 to his death biography edit he was a native of eguisheim, upper alsace. Pope leo i, or pope saint leo the great (ca 400-10 november 461), was pope from 29 september 440 to 10 november 461 he was an italian aristocrat, and is the first pope of the catholic church to have been called the title the great. Pope saint leo i (c 400 - 10 november 461), also known as saint leo the great, was pope from 29 september 440 and died in 461 pope benedict xvi said that leo's papacy was undoubtedly one of the most important in the church's history.
He was the oldest pope (reigning until the age of 93), and had the third longest confirmed pontificate, behind that of pius ix (his immediate predecessor) and john paul ii he is the most recent pontiff to date to take the pontifical name of leo upon being elected to the pontificate. Pope leo x had expensive tastes a true renaissance man, he built up the vatican library, accelerated the construction of st peter's basilica and poured lavish funds into the arts but his efforts to renew rome's position as a cultural center took money. View the profiles of people named pope leo x join facebook to connect with pope leo x and others you may know facebook gives people the power to share. Exsurge domine by pope leo x, june 15, 1520 8 copy quote this devotion, so great and so confident, to the august queen of heaven, has never forth with such brilliancy as when the militant church of go has seemed to be endangered by the violence of heresy spread abroad, or by an intolerable moral corruption, or by the attacks of powerful enemies.
Well this is a good idea: a connecticut bishop has directed all his priests to recite the prayer to st michael the archangel after every mass in response to the sex abuse crisis now roiling the catholic church. Pope leo i, jane patricia freeland, agnes josephine conway (1996) sammlung, p47, cua press 42 copy quote peace is the first thing the angels sang peace is. Leo ix was the catholic church's 151st pope he served from february 12, 1049, until his death on april 19, 1054 he was declared a saint by the church, and his feast day is april 19 pope leo ix.
Leo x, pope from the 11th of march 1513 to the 1st of december 1521, was the second son of lorenzo de medici, called the magnificent, and was born giovanni de medici at florence on the 11th of december 1475 destined from his birth for the church, he received the tonsure at the age of seven and was. Leo i (the great), saint, pope (440-61), place and date of birth unknown d november 10, 461 leo's pontificate, next to that of st gregory i, is the most significant and important in christian antiquity at a tune when the church was experiencing the greatest obstacles to her progress in. This film of pope leo xiii was created in the audio portion is the oldest known audio recording of pope, also of pope leo xiii recorded in the audio is pope leo xiii chanting the ave maria in latin find this pin and more on popes of the catholic church by anna maria.