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The Catholic Culture Podcast

A weekly podcast hosted by musician and writer Thomas V. Mirus, exploring everything Catholic, with a special focus on arts and culture. Dedicated to the Holy Family. An extension of

Mar 10, 2022

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

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