Jul 08

Blessed Eugene III pope

July 8th XII century

In the Tivoli in Lazio, transit of the blessed Eugene III, Pope, [St. Bernard] beloved disciple, who, as Abbot of the monastery of [St. Vincent] and [Saint Anastasius] «ad Acquas Salvias», was elected Pope, defending the Christian people of Rome from the snares of those who weren't her faithful with great tenacity and worrying about improving the ecclesiastical discipline. Roman martyrology