GREGORY I (c. 540–604), called the Great, was bishop of Rome from 590 until his death, and one of the most remarkable figures to occupy the Roman see. Gregory was born into a landowni...
Gregory the Great
When Gregory I, or Gregory the Great, became pope in 590, the Church and indeed all of western Europe was still reeling from the destruction of the Western Ro...
Gregory I (ca. 540-604), commonly called St. Gregory the Great, was pope from 590 to 604. He was truly a founder of the Middle Ages, both through his decisive policies as pope and through his widely r...