Pope Alexander II

Pope Alexander IIAlso known as

  • Anselmo Baggio
  • Anselm of Lucca


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.


Papal Ascension


MLA Citation

  • “Pope Alexander II“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 February 2019. Web. 16 January 2022. <>