Pope Saint Zachary – Feast Day: March 15 – Saint of the Day

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Pope Saint Zachary Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Pope Saint Zachary Profile. Born: 679 AD in Italy, Europe. Worked in Italy. Died: 15 March 752 AD in Italy. Feast Day is celebrated on March 15.

 

Saint of the Day

Pope Saint Zachary, Profile

Date of Birth 679 AD
Country of Birth Italy of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Popes
Profession Pope
Place of Work Italy
Date of Death 15 March 752 AD
Place of Death Italy
Feast Day March 15
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
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St Pope St Zachary

Biography

Pope Saint Zachary was born in 679 AD. He was the Son of Polichronius, but little is known of his early life. Zachary was a Deacon. He was also the advisor to Pope Gregory III.

He was the 91st pope. The First, pope after Saint Gregory the Great to not seek imperial confirmation on his election. He Negotiated peace between the Lombards and the Greek empire.

He restored the Lateran palace and many churches around Rome and encouraged the missionary work of Saint Boniface, and appointed Saint Abel as archbishop of Rheims, France.

When the Venetian slavers had already bought slaves at Rome to sell to Saracens in Africa, Zachary bought them all so that Christians should not become the property of heathens. Translated the Dialogues of Gregory the Great into Greek. Majority of his actions among the royal powers of the day continued to echo for many more centuries.

Death

He died 22 March 752 AD of natural causes. He is buried at Saint Peter’s Basilica, Rome, Italy

 


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