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67 AD – Became the second pope of the Roman Catholic Church. Linus was the second Bishop of Rome, succeeding Saint Peter and succeeded by Anacletus. Irenaeus identifies him with the Linus mentioned in 2 Timothy, although this identification is not certain. Linus was an Italian from Tuscany, and his father’s name was Herculanus. The ..

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1002 – Born on the 21st of June in Egisheim, Alsace, Upper Lorraine. 1027 – He was educated at Toul, where he first became canon and then was consecrated bishop on the 9th of September, at the early age of 25. 1049 – He was enthroned as pope on the 12th of February. 1053 – ..

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1475 – Born as Giovanni di Lorenzo de’ Medici on December 11th in Florence, Italy. 1482 – Destined from his birth for the church, he received the tonsure at the age of seven and was soon loaded with rich benefices and preferments. 1489 – His father prevailed on Pope Innocent VIII to name him cardinal-deacon ..

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913-914 – He was appointed as a pope. He reigned during one of the most difficult periods in papal history.          – He granted a privilege to a church in Sabina. 2.4 / 5 (..

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1370 – Antipope John XXIII, antipope of the Pisan party was born as Baldassare Cossa in Procida, Italy. 1408 – He was one of the seven cardinals who, in May, deserted Pope Gregory XII, and, with those belonging to the obedience of Antipope Benedict XIII, convened the Council of Pisa, of which he became the ..

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470 AD – Born in Populonia, Tuscany, Italy.   523 AD – Priest in Rome and the 53rd pope, Italy’s ruler.              – Roman Catholic Pope.                      – He tried to involve Pope John in his political machinations.   525 AD – He was sent by Theodoric at ..

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5xxx – His date of birth was unknown. He A Roman surnamed Catelinus, he was of a distinguished family, being the son of one Anastasius who bore the title of illustris. Although John reigned nearly thirteen years very little is known of his pontificate.   561 – His Papacy began this year.   574 – ..

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