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768 – He was setup as a pope by Waldipert on July 31st. However, Christopherus refused to accept Philip as pope also, and Philip was soon forced back to his monastery. 2 / 5 (..

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?? AC – Born in Bethsaida in Galilee.  He was the brother of Andrew, son of Jona (John), and probably the oldest of Jesus’ twelve disciples.   10-26 AD – Simon worked as a fisherman.   26 AD – Jesus told Simon to follow him and changed his name to Peter.   26-30 AD – Peter followed ..

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1417 – Pope Paul II, Pietro Barbo, was born in Venice on the 23rd of February. He was a nephew of Pope Eugene IV.   1440 – He was made cardinal-priest of Sta. Cecilia, then of St. Marco by Nicholas V, was a favourite of Calixtus III and was unanimously and unexpectedly elected the successor ..

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1476 – He was Giovanni Pietro Carafa born on the 28th day of June this year in Capriglia Irpina, Italy.   1524 – Pope Clement VII allowed Carafa to resign his benefices and join the ascetic order of Saint Cajetan, popularly called the Theatines, after Cardinal Carafa, bishop of Theate.   1527 – Following the ..

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1550 – He was born Camillo Borghese on the 17th day of September this year in Rome, Italy.   1596 – He was made cardinal and Cardinal-Vicar of Rome by Pope Clement VIII.   1605 – His Papacy began on the 16th day of May this year and ends at the time of his death. ..

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1897 – He was born Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini on the 26th day of September this year in Concesio, Italy.   1916 – He entered the seminary to train to become a Roman Catholic priest in this year.   1920 – He was ordained priest this year. He took the solemn oath against ..

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820 – Pope Nicholas I was born. 844-847 – He entered the service of the Church at an early age, was made subdeacon by Pope Sergius II. 861 – Again appealing to the emperor, the archbishop was recommended by him to submit to the pope, which he did at the Roman Synod of November. 862 ..

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1368 AD – Martin V, Oddone Colonna or Odo Colonna in Genazzano, near Rome, Italy. The son of Agapito Colonna and Caterina Conti, he belonged to one of the oldest and most distinguished families of Rome.   1417-1431 AD – He was elected Pope on St. Martin’s Day, November 11 at the Council of Constance ..

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296 – Pope Marcellinus, according to the Liberian catalogue, became bishop of Rome on the 30th of June, his predecessor was Caius or Gaius. 302 – He left Christianity rather free and so the church’s membership grew. Caesar Galerius led the pagan movement against Christianity and arrived to bring up Diocletian against Christianity: first Christian ..

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