Definition of St. Gregory I
1. Noun. (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604).
Category relationships: Church Of Rome, Roman Catholic, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church
Generic synonyms: Doctor, Doctor Of The Church, Bishop Of Rome, Catholic Pope, Holy Father, Pontiff, Pope, Roman Catholic Pope, Vicar Of Christ, Saint
Derivative terms: Gregorian
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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... St. Gregory I (590-604), who succeeded Pelagius II, was at first on good terms with John IV. He had known him at Constantinople while he had been legate ..."
2. The Lives of the Popes in the Early Middle Ages by Horace Kinder Mann, Johannes Hollnsteiner (1902)
"St. Gregory I. THE GREAT. AD 590-604. Sources.—The short biography of Gregory in ... ST GREGORY I ..."
3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"55 (60) Pelagius I, 556-61 (61) John III, 561-74 (62) Benedict I, 575-79 (63) Pelagius II, 579-90 (64) St. Gregory I, 590-604 (65) ..."
4. History of the Church, from Its First Establishment to Our Own Times by Jodocus Adolph Birkhaeuser (1898)
"Out of the sixty-three Popes, who preceded St. Gregory I., the greater number sealed theit faith with their blood, and all, a few only excepted, ..."