New Catholic Dictionary – Pope Stephen (IX) X


(1057-1058), born c. 1000; died Florence, Italy. He was made chancellor and librarian of the Apostolic See by Leo IX, who sent him to Constantinople, 1054, on the embassy which terminated in the separation of the Eastern and Western churches. He was made cardinal, and abbot of Monte Cassino. During his pontificate he carried on his ,vork of ecclesiastical reform with the aid of Saint Peter Damian, and Card. Humbert and Hildebrand. He died on the eve of a Norman invasion.

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  • “Pope Stephen (IX) X”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 October 2012. Web. 18 June 2021. <>