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Leo Mary
If you hope your little boy will have great courage, this is a great choice. Meaning lion, Leo has been a popular name with popes throughout the centuries -- 13 in total. Pope Benedict XVI deemed Pope Leo I's 21-year papacy as "undoubtedly one of the most important in the Church's history." It was no surprise that he was named "Doctor of the Church" and known as St. Leo the Great for dissuading Attila the Hun from invading Italy, denouncing heresy, and establishing the papacy's authority, as well as for his impressive theological works.

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