Noun Definition


1.Definition: (Roman Catholic Church) a church father known for his constant fight against perceived heresies; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-391)

Related Noun(s):gregory nazianzen, gregory of nazianzen

Category: People

2.Definition: (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604)

Related Noun(s):gregory i, gregory the great, saint gregory i, st. gregory i

Category: People

3.Definition: Italian pope from 1831 to 1846; conservative in politics and theology; worked to propagate Catholicism in England and the United States (1765-1846)

Related Noun(s):gregory xvi

Category: People

4.Definition: the Italian pope from 1406 to 1415 who worked to end the Great Schism and who retired to make it possible (1327-1417)

Related Noun(s):angelo correr, gregory xii

Category: People

5.Definition: the Italian pope who fought to establish the supremacy of the pope over the Roman Catholic Church and the supremacy of the church over the state (1020-1085)

Related Noun(s):gregory vii, hildebrand

Category: People

6.Definition: the pope who sponsored the introduction of the modern calendar (1572-1585)

Related Noun(s):gregory xiii, ugo buoncompagni

Category: People