Pope Gregory VII - Quotes

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I have loved justice and hated iniquity: therefore I die in exile. ---->>>

It is the custom of the Roman Church which I unworthily serve with the help of God, to tolerate some things, to turn a blind eye to some, following the spirit of discretion rather than the rigid letter of the law. ---->>>


Nationality: Italian
Born: 06-21, 2015
Die: 1085
Occupation: Clergyman

Gregory VII (Latin: Gregorius VII; c. 1015 – 25 May 1085 AD), born Hildebrand of Sovana (Italian: Ildebrando da Soana), was Pope from 22 April 1073 to his death in 1085. One of the great reforming popes, he is perhaps best known for the part he played in the Investiture Controversy, his dispute with Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor that affirmed the primacy of papal authority and the new canon law governing the election of the pope by the College of Cardinals (wikipedia)