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5XX AD – Born in Rome, Italy.   603 AD – He was a deacon of the Roman Church when Pope St. Gregory I the Great sent him in as a legate to Constantinople, where he obtained from the Byzantine emperor Phocas an edict recognizing the see of Rome as the head of all the ..

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550 – Boniface IV was born this year in Valeria, Italy. He is the son of John, a physician, a Marsian from the province of Valeria.       – Possibly a student of Pope St. Gregory I the Great in Rome, he was a deacon of the Roman Church when elected pope. 608-615 – He became ..

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Born in Naples, Italy. 619-625 – He served as Pope in Rome.        – He succeeded St. Deusdedit after the papacy had been vacant for more than a year and was faced with the task of organizing an Italy war-torn by Eleutherius, exarch of Ravenna.        – In endeavouring to apply canon law to civil ..

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Born in Rome, Italy. 896 – He served as Pope in April this year.       – He was a subdeacon when he was elected to succeed Formosus.       – He died on the 19th of April in Rome, Italy.       – Boniface either died of gout or was murdered by Stephen VI, who became the ..

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       – A cardinal deacon, he ordered the murder of his predecessor, Benedict VI, and was installed by Crescentius I.        –  Later, however, he was expelled at the behest of Otto II, the Holy Roman emperor, and was replaced on the papal throne by Benedict VII. 974-984 – He served as pope, or antipope. ..

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1235 – Benedetto Gaetani or Pope Boniface VIII, born in Rome, Italy. He was Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. 1252 – When his uncle Peter Caetani became bishop of Todi, in Umbria, he went with him and began his legal studies there. 1260 – He acquired a canonry in Todi, as well as the ..

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1355 – Pietro Tomacelli was born in Naples, Italy. 1378-1417 – He was the second pontiff to rule in Rome during the Western Schism. 1385 – Created cardinal deacon early in life and cardinal priest by Urban VI, he succeeded Urban, whose disputed election was the original cause of the rupture between Rome and Avignon ..

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           – Benedict was the son of a man named Boniface, and was called Bonosus by the Greeks.   575 AD – Benedict I became Pope from 2nd of June up to his death.   579 AD – He reigned four years, one month, and twenty-eight days.              – ..

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683- He was chosen to be a pope and was not ordained until 684, because the leave of the Emperor Constantine IV Pogonatus was not obtained until some months after the election.          – He obtained from the Emperor a decree which either abolished imperial confirmations altogether or made them obtainable from the exarch ..

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683- He was chosen to be a pope and was not ordained until 684, because the leave of the Emperor Constantine IV Pogonatus was not obtained until some months after the election.          – He was educated and lived in Rome and was cardinal priest of S. Callisto at the time of his election. ..

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