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127—Gregory the Great—Chase Faucheux

By Catholic Culture Podcast ( bio - articles - email ) | Mar 10, 2022 | In The Catholic Culture Podcast

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Today’s guest is Chase Faucheux, translator of a recent biography of Pope St. Gregory the Great. Topics include:

  • The very low point in Rome’s history in which Gregory came of age
  • His being all things to all men in the city of Rome, as both a spiritual and temporal leader
  • His longing for the monastic life even after he became Pope
  • His remarkable forthrightness about his own shortcomings
  • His diplomatic attempts to keep barbarians from destroying his city

Sigrid Grabner, In the Eye of the Storm: A Biography of Gregory the Great https://ignatius.com/in-the-eye-of-the-storm-iesp/

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Thomas V. Mirus is a pianist living in New York City. He is Director of Podcasts for CatholicCulture.org, hosts The Catholic Culture Podcast, and co-hosts Criteria: The Catholic Film Podcast. See full bio.

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