Pope Gregory III facts

Gregory III
Papacy began 11 February 731
Papacy ended 28 November 741
Predecessor Pope Gregory II
Successor Pope Zachary
Personal details
Born unknown
Syria
Died 28 November 741
Rome
Other Popes named Gregory

Pope Gregory III (Latin: Gregorius Tertius; died 28 November 741) was an Syrian priest of the Roman Catholic Church and the 90th Pope from 11 February 731 to 28 November 741.

Early life

Gregory was born in Syria, but the date of his birth is not known.

Pope

Gregory was elected pope in 731. During his reign, the issue of iconoclasm or image worship was an important controvery.

After the reign of Gregory III, there were no other non-European popes until Pope Francis in 2013.

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