Leo the Great, pope and doctor - November 10th
St Leo the Great (d. 461, Rome, Italy) (Relics: Rome, Italy)
First Class Relics
St Peter’s Basilica
Altar of St Leo the Great
*Located in the far left corner of the left transept.
*The remains of St Leo the Great rest under this altar.
*St Leo was known both for his exemplar defense of orthodox theology and for his efforts in halting the advance of the Barbarian tribes. A marble relief of his important meeting with Attila the Hun is placed above this altar.