New Catholic Dictionary – Pope Sergius IV


Born in Rome; died there in 1012. Reigned from 1009 to 1012. Bishop of Albano. As pope he broke the power of the Patricius, John Crescentius, who had dominated Rome. He fed the poor during a famine, and promoted monasticism by granting many ecclesiastical privileges.

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  • “Pope Sergius IV”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 August 2013. Web. 8 March 2021. <>