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  Pope Benedict V - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Benedict V (born in Rome; died July 4, 965), Pope (22 May 964 - 23 June 964), was elected by the Romans on the death of John XII.
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 was placed under the care of Adaldag, Archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen.
This biography of a Pope or a claimant to the papacy is a stub.
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 Pope Benedict XVI from Our Sunday Visitor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Pope Benedict XV followed the last saint pope—Pope St. Pius X. By choosing the name Benedict, Pope Benedict XVI may be sending a message about the sanctity of his own predecessor.
Pope Benedict VI 973-974: Very little is know of his papacy except that he was strangled by a faction of nobles in Castle of Sant’ Angelo.
Pope Benedict IX (Theophylactus), 1012-1024, 1032-1045, 1045: Only 20 years old when he assumed the Chair of Peter, he was deposed and reinstated twice, thus being the 145th, 147th and 150th pope.
www.osv.com /BenedictXVI/factsheet.asp   (1814 words)

 Pope Benedict XVI
He was a close confidant to Pope John Paul II (1978-2005), who appointed him in charge of the Doctrine of the Faith, the same organisation once known as the Inquisition.
Benedict XVI was elected pope at the age of 78.
In his autobiography, Salt of the Earth (1997), Benedict XVI writes that his older brother Georg was "obliged" (forced) to join, but that he later "registered" himself (volunteered) in it as a seminarian.
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 Pope Leo VIII - TheBestLinks.com - Pope Benedict V, 963, Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Pope Leo VIII - TheBestLinks.com - Pope Benedict V, 963, Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor,...
Leo VIII, Pope from 963 to 965, a Roman by birth, held the lay office of "protoserinus" when he was elected to the papal chair at the instance of Otto the Great by the Roman synod which deposed John XII in December 963.
On the sudden death of the latter, the populace chose Benedict V as his successor; but Otho, returning and laying siege to the city, compelled their acceptance of Leo.
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 WUSA - Print Story
Pope Benedict X is called Antipope Benedict X by the Catholic Church.
Benedict XI, who ruled from 1303 to 1304, was known as a scholar and a peacemaker.
The last Benedict, Pope Benedict XV, ruled from 1914 to 1922 and was known for his Papal Peace proposal to bring an end to War War I. Benedict XV was a moderate and known as a humanitarian.
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 Catholic World News : Bishop's Remarks on Papal Resignation Cause Furor
Pope Martin I, who was exiled by the Byzantine emperor in 653, tacitly approved the election of a successor, Pope Eugene I. In 964 Pope Benedict V, often seen as an anti-pope, was deposed by Emperor Otto I, and accepted that verdict, renouncing his pontificate.
Pope Sylvester III was expelled by his rival, Pope Benedict IX, in 1045; Benedict IX in turn abdicated several months later in favor of Pope Gregory VI.
Pope John Paul II (bio - news) himself addressed the question of papal resignation in his apostolic constitution Universi Dominici Gregis, concerning the procedures for a papal conclave.
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Benedict V was elected pope (May, 964) in very critical circumstances.
It is more probable that Benedict was degraded by force than that he voluntarily declared himself an intruder.
The most important source for the history of the first nine popes who bore the name of Benedict is the biographies in the Liber Pontificalis, of which the most useful edition is that of Duchesne, Le Liber Pontificalis (Paris, 1886-92), and the latest that of Mommsen, Gesta Pontif.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02428b.htm   (363 words)

 BENEDICT V   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Benedict was a Roman, a notary from the region of Marcellus.
Leo was his pope and he proclaimed that he would as soon give up his sword as give up Leo.
Though he was true pope, Benedict's position was weakened by the fact that he had taken part in the election of his rival Leo VIII, a fact the imperialists were quick to point out.
www.cfpeople.org /Books/Pope/POPEp132.htm   (380 words)

 A short history of the Popes named Benedict
Pope Benedict V, who ruled in the 10th century, after getting himself into trouble over the rape of a young girl, absconded with the entire fortune of the Vatican, and was later referred to as ‘the most sinful of all the monsters'.
Two things that distinguish Benedict XIV are his stands on Papal authority, which later in the 19thcentury would be formalized by Pius and become the doctrine of Papal Infallibility, as well as his strict and severe punishments meted out to priests were found to be involved in secret sexual hanky panky.
Benedicts attitude toward Papal authority bear a striking similarity to the attitudes of the previous Pope John Paul.
www.awitness.org /journal/history_pope_benedict.html   (1138 words)

 Church History Forum: Papal Abdication and Retirement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Pope St. Martin I (649-655): resigned in 655 while in exile in Crimea (he had been exiled by the Byzantine Emperor Constans II for his rejection of the heresy of Monothelitism).
Pope Benedict IX (1032-45): this pope was one of the few bad eggs that have held the Chair of Peter.
Pope Gregory VI (1045-46): this pope was the godfather of Benedict IX, he bought the office from his godson, to avoid further scandal.
saint-mike.org /Apologetics/QA/Answers/Church_History/h010826Lim.html   (427 words)

 Pope Benedict XVI - Unexplained Mysteries Discussion Forums
Benedict was eventually killed by an irate husband, his mutilated corpse dragged thru the streets before being tossed into a cesspool.
Pope Clement II was crowned and when he died a year later, Benedict seized the Papacy again, but was finally driven out in 1048, replaced by Damasus II.
In 1049, Benedict V refused to appear on charges of buying or selling of a church office or ecclesiastical preferment and was excommunicated.
www.unexplained-mysteries.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=38953   (1496 words)

 About Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Popes Benedict from the fourth to the ninth inclusive belong to the darkest period of papal history.
Benedict XIII, born Pietro Francesco Orsini, was pope from 1724 to 1730.
Pope Benedict XV, formerly Giacomo della Chiesa, (1854-1922) was elected to the papacy on 3 September 1914 following the death of Pius X on 20 August 1914, having served as a cardinal since May 1914.
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 St. Pachomius Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Pope from May-June, 964, Benedict was a deacon known as Grammaticus because of his learning.
Otto had made Leo pope in 963 and deposed him a year later in favor of John.
The emperor invaded Rome and called a synod at which Benedict admitted that he was an intruder and at which the papal staff was broken over his head.
www.voskrese.info /spl/Xbenet5.html   (101 words)

 Pope Benedict - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Benedict is the regnal name of the current Roman pontiff, Pope Benedict XVI (2005–present) and has been the name of fourteen or fifteen other popes, depending on whether Benedict X is counted as a pope or antipope:
Pope Benedict X (1058–1059) (officially considered an antipope)
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pope_Benedict   (126 words)

 Benedict V --  Encyclopædia Britannica
His election by the Romans on the death of Pope John XII infuriated the Holy Roman emperor Otto I, who had already deposed John and designated Leo VIII as successor.
He reigned in Avignon, Provence, in opposition to the reigning popes in Rome, during the Western Schism (1378–1417), when the Roman Catholic Church was split by national rivalries claiming the papal throne.
Elected while a priest to succeed Pope Benedict IV, Leo assumed the pontificate in a dark period of papal history.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9078560?tocId=9078560   (656 words)

 New Catholic Dictionary: Benedict V, Pope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Born in Rome, Italy as Grammaticus; died in Hamburg, Germany.
A cardinal-deacon, he was elected pope in opposition to Emperor Otto's candidate, the antipope, Leo.
Otto immediately marched to Rome and carried Benedict off to Germany where he died.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/ncd01178.htm   (39 words)

 The Pope Blog: Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict XVI, in his first Christmas homily since becoming the Holy Father, delivered a homily at the Christmas vigil mass in which he reflected on the readiness of the shepherds to receive God's Word:
Pope Benedict XVI has expressed his condolences to victims of hurricane Katrina.
In a telegram message sent yesterday from the Vatican, the Pope said that he was "deeply saddened" and promised his prayers for all those affected by the storm that violently struck the southeastern United States beginning Monday morning.
thepopeblog.blogspot.com   (823 words)

He was a Roman and the son of Boniface, and was called Bonosus by the Greeks (Evagrius, Hist., V, 16).
Hence there was a vacancy of nearly eleven months between the death of John III and the arrival of the imperial confirmation of Benedict's election, 2 June, 575.
He was buried in the vestibule of the sacristy of the old basilica of St. Peter.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02427c.htm   (380 words)

 Malcolm Bull's Calderdale Companion: Foldout   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Benedict, however, succeeded in expelling Sylvester the same year; but, as some say, that he might marry, he resigned his office into the hands of the Archpriest John Gratian for a large sum.
Benedict, Sylvester, and Gregory were deposed at the Council of Sutri (1046) and a German bishop (Suidger) became Pope Clement II.
Benedict is said to have been alive when Leo IX died, and continued his attempts to seize the papacy, others says that he resigned the pontificate and died in penitence
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 Pope Benedict I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Benedict I was pope from June 2 575 to 579.
He succeeded Pope John III and occupied the Papal chair during incursions of the Lombards and during the series of plagues famines which followed these invasions.
Saint Benedict of Nursia, probably the greatest influence on Western Monasicism, lived a life filled with many miraculous deeds, indeed, so many that Pope Saint Gregory I wrote an entire book about just his miracles.
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 Pope Benedict XVI
I am praying that Pope Benedict's knowledge as a "great theologian" will lead him to deep deep study of scripture, and an opening of the Roman Catholic church to truly study, learn, live and love our Lord's word.
Benedict seems to be a man of principle who tries no theological or moral turns outside of the orthodox.
And with Pope Benedict 78 years old the decision might be made sooner rather than later.
www.worldmagblog.com /blog/archives/014194.html   (9519 words)

 Catholic Pages Directory: » The Church » The Pope » BIOGRAPHIES
Catholic Pages Directory: » The Church » The Pope » BIOGRAPHIES
Pope Pius VII - His life, times, and struggle with Napoleon in the aftermath of the French Revolution (TAN Books)
Chronicles of the Popes: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Papacy over 2000 Years
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 Catholic Online
Benedict V Pope from May-June, 964, Benedict was a deacon known as Grammaticus because of his learning.
Text of Benedict XVI's first encyclical, ‘Deus Caritas Est’
Faith alone, not deeds, required for salvation, papal preacher tells pontiff
www.catholic.org /saints/saint.php?saint_id=934   (266 words)

 I19223: John (Pope John XIII) (____ - 6 SEP 972)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I19223: John (Pope John XIII) (____ - 6 SEP 972)
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