Pope Alexander II

Pope Alexander IIAlso known as

  • Anselmo Baggio
  • Anselm of Lucca

Profile

Priest. Bishop of Lucca, Italy. Pope, the first elected by the college of cardinals in accord with the new accords of Nicholas II. Worked for three years to put aside the anti-pope Cadalous. Fought simony. Enforced clerical celibacy.

Born

Papal Ascension

Died

MLA Citation

  • “Pope Alexander II“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 February 2019. Web. 22 February 2019. <>