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1649 – He was born in Gravina in Puglia on the 2nd of February. 1721 – He succeeded Pope Innocent XIII. 1672 – He been named cardinal on the 22nd of February, later he was bishop of Manfredonia, Cesena and then archbishop of Benevento. 1727 – He inaugurated the famous Spanish Steps and founded the ..

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Italian pope 1675 – Born on the 31st of March in Bologna, Italy. 1740-1758 – He was elected Pope on 17th of August. 1757 – Benedict XIV was also responsible, along with Cardinal Passionei, for beginning the catalogue of the Vatican Library. Entrusted the relics of St. Donatus of Libya, a beheaded corpse, to the ..

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1854 – Born at Pegli, a suburb of Genoa, Italy on the 21st of November. 1875 – He acquired a doctorate of law, after which he studied for the priesthood and then the training school for the Vatican diplomatic service 1907 – He was soon moved out of the diplomatic service, on the 18th of ..

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1927 – Born on the 16th of April in Marktl am Inn, Bavaria, Germany.   1959 – Ratzinger became a professor at the University of Bonn; his inaugural lecture was on "The God of Faith and the God of Philosophy."   1963 – Appointed Archbishop of Munich and Freising by Pope Paul VI.   1966 ..

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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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         – Benedict IV was born in Rome, Italy. 898 – He succeeded Pope John IX. 900 – Became Pope and was followed by Pope Leo V. 901 – Benedict followed the example of Pope Leo III and crowned Louis of Provence as Holy Roman Emperor.          – In his reign, he also ..

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         – Benedict V was born in Rome. 964-966 – He was elected by the Romans on the death of Pope John XII. 936-973 – However the Roman Emperor Otto I did not approve of the choice and had him deposed after only a month, and the ex-Pope was carried off to Hamburg and ..

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         – Born in Rome as the son of Hildebrand and was chosen with great ceremony. 936 – Installed as Pope under the protection of the Emperor Otto I on the 19th of January.          – Benedict VI confirmed the privileges of some of the monasteries and churches. 973 – Pope was strangled ..

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