New Catholic Dictionary – Pope Agapetus II


Reigned from 946 to 956. Born in Rome. Elected to the papacy, 946, he labored to restore ecclesiastical discipline, and supported Otto the Great in evangelization of the North, urging him with other nobles to invade Italy for the purpose of restoring order. He reigned well during a difficult period.

MLA Citation

  • “Pope Agapetus II”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 August 2013. Web. 17 July 2018. <>