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
|Date of Birth||679 AD|
|Country of Birth||Italy of Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Popes|
|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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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.
He died 22 March 752 AD of natural causes. He is buried at Saint Peter’s Basilica, Rome, Italy