Saints of The Holy Roman Empire

Leo IX was the Catholic church’s 151st Pope.

The name that Leo IX was born with was Bruno.

Leo IX was held prisoner by the Norman army for four months.

St. Dominic wanted to link organically a life with God.

St. Dominic sought to spread God’s word to the people by not acting noble.

St. Dominic was trained by a priest-uncle on priesthood.

St. Francis heard God tell him to rebuild the Christian church and live in poverty.

St. Francis was the patron saint of animals and the environment.

St. Francis was imprisoned for a year for ransom.


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