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  Pope Formosus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Following the reigns of Marinus, Pope Hadrian III (884–885) and Pope Stephen V (885–891), Formosus was elected Pope on October 6, 891.
In the autumn of 895, Arnulf undertook his second Italian campaign, and in 896 he was crowned by the pope in Rome.
Pope Stephen VII, the successor of Boniface, influenced by Lambert and Agiltrude sat in judgment of Formosus in 897, in what was called the Cadaver Synod.
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 Pope Paul VI The World Pays Its Tribute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Pope Honorius I was not only condemned by the Council of Constantinople in 681 because he "followed the wicked teaching of the heretics" but the acts of the Council were signed by the papal legate and duly authenticated by Pope Leo II.
Pope Paul VI constantly sought to promote and deepen mutual understanding among the churches; this was evinced by his great enthusiasm for the establishment of a Joint Working Group between the Roman Catholic Church and the World Council of Churches.
Pope Paul VI understood his ministry as an instrument in the service of peace in the world and indefatigably recalled the duty of the church and indeed of every member of the church to contribute to overcoming the menace of war.
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 Pope Formosus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Following the reigns of Marinus, Pope Hadrian III (884-885) and Pope Stephen V (885-891), Formosus was elected Pope on October 6 891.
But Pope Sergius III (904-911) reapproved the decisions against Formosus.
Pope Formosus entry in the Catholic Encyclopdia (http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06139b.htm)
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 Boniface VI --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Boniface either died of gout or was murdered by Stephen VI, who became the next pope.
Charles VI king of France who throughout his long reign (1380–1422) remained largely a figurehead, first because he was still a boy when he took the throne and later because of his periodic fits of madness.
Frederick VI (1768–1839), king of Denmark and Norway; succeeded 1808 (previously regent); joined Armed Neutrality of North (1800) and was punished (1801) by destruction of fleet by English (read Campbell's ‘Battle of the Baltic') and (1807) by bombardment of Copenhagen; formed alliance with Napoleon and was compelled (1814) to surrender Norway to Sweden as punishment.
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 Pope Boniface II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Pope Boniface II Boniface II was pope from 530 to 532.
Boniface was chosen by his predecessor, Pope Felix IV, who had been a strong adherent of the Arian king.
Boniface had for some time an antipope, Dioscurus, who had the support of most of the priests of Rome, but Dioscurus died only twenty-two days after his being chosen as antipope.
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 The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge, Vol. II: Basilica - Chambers (boniface)
Boniface died Sept. 4, 422, and is reckoned among the saints of the Roman Catholic Church.
Boniface took a lofty tone with Albert, summoning him to appear within six months and submit his claims to the throne, since it belonged to the pope to examine the person chosen king of the Romans, and reject him if unsuitable.
On Dec. 5, 1301, Boniface demanded that his ambassador should immediately be set free to come to Rome; and at the same time he summoned the principal French churchmen and jurists to assemble in Rome Nov. 1, 1302, to take counsel with him in the difficulties of the French question.
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 BONIFACE VI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The third canon of a council held at Rome in 898 by Pope John IX declared this election of Boniface was invalid because, as a degraded priest, he was ineligible.
Horace Mann, the historian of the popes, doubts whether the third canon of Pope John's council actually refers to a pope.
In favor of Mann's theory is the fact that Boniface VI has maintained his place in the list of true popes even in the last revision published in the "Annuario Pontificio" in 1948.
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 Pope Urban VI
A devout monk and learned casuist, he became archbishop of Bari in 1377, and, on the death of Gregory XI, the Roman populace clamorously demanding an Italian pope, was unanimously chosen (April 8, 1378) by the French cardinals.
The arrogant and imperious temper of the new pope, intoxicated by his unexpected fortune, showed itself in ways so intolerable that five months afterwards the majority of the cardinals met at Fondi, and, repudiating their previous action, proceeded to elect Robert of Geneva (September 20), who assumed the title of Clement VII.
The castle of St Angelo was besieged and taken, and the antipope Clement VII put to flight, while Charles of Durazzo was invested in the sovereignty of Naples, forfeited by Queen Joanna.
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 Biography – Pope Boniface VIII – The Papal Library
At the conclusion of a peace between Charles II of Naples and the King of Aragon, Charles swore fidelity to Pope Boniface in the Church of Saint Sabina.
Boniface, perceiving that some princes oppressed the clergy with imposts, published, on the 21st of September, 1296, a bull, which he caused to be inserted in the sixth book the Decretals, to remedy that evil.
The unfortunate pope was abandoned by all his court, except the cardinals of Sabina, Peter of Spain, of Ostia, and Bonasini, who was his successor.
www.saint-mike.org /papal-library/BonifaceVIII/Biography.html   (1560 words)

In the time of Pope St. Gregory the Great he was a deacon of the Roman Church and held the position of dispensator, i.e., the first official in connexion with the administration of the patrimonies.
Boniface obtained leave from the Emperor Phocas to convert the Pantheon into a Christian Church, and on 13 May, 609 (?) the temple erected by Agrippa to Jupiter the Avenger, to Venus, and to Mars was consecrated by the pope to the Virgin Mary and all the Martyrs.
During the pontificate of Boniface, Mellitus, the first Bishop of London, went to Rome "to consult the pope on important matters relative to the newly established English Church" (Bede, H. E., II, iv).
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 Pope_Boniface_VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Boniface VII (Franco Ferrucci, died July 20, 985), who attained the papal chair in 974, is sometimes styled an antipope.
He is supposed to have put Benedict VI to death.
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 Late Middle Ages - Pope Boniface IX   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Boniface IX Boniface IX Second Roman pope of the Schism, Piero Tommasino was elected at Rome in late 1389.
The papal conflict could be settled by negotiation (and maneuver) between the popes, but never settled by a council, for no entity had authority greater than the pope.
A second course was proposed, fairly early, and continued to have favor in some circles: both popes would voluntarily resign, clearing the way for the election of a compromise candidate.
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 Keeping Catholics Catholic Page XXV-The Timeline-The FOURTEENTH Century 1389-1400   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Pope Urban VI extends the Feast of the Visitation to the whole Church.
POPE URBAN VI Boniface IX is elected Pope.
The Popes felt powerless to insist on reform or to fight against the encroachments of the state.
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He brought a letter from the pope demanding his restoration, and this was accepted as decisive by the council It should be observed that there can be no question here of the pope employing prerogatives conferred on him at Sardica, for he did not follow the procedure there indicated.
These ordinances were not, however, in any sense the source of the pope's jurisdiction, which rested on Divine institution; they were civil sanctions enabling the pope to avail himself of the civil machinery of the empire in discharging the duties of his office.
Boniface VII is also ranked as a pope, since, in 984 at least, he would seem to have been accepted as such by the Roman Church.
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 History of the Mass (4histort.htm)
So desperate were the people and popes to cling to their "man" and their agendas that the papacy lost much prestige and respect as Rome teetered on the edge of the next century.
But Formosus was not a single-minded pope for he also turned his attention to the East where, in 892, he attempted to heal the schism between the Eastern and Western Churches, but it was too deep to mend.
Finally, the truth became known and the people rebelled, stripping Stephen VI of his papal insignia, arresting him and his cohorts and had him thrown in prison where he was strangled by prisoners he had incarcerated sometime in August 897.
www.dailycatholic.org /4histort.htm   (1871 words)

 The Ecole Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The second Roman pope of the Western Schism, Boniface IX was born Pietro Tomacelli in Naples c.
Urban VI appointed him cardinal deacon of San Giorgio in 1381 and cardinal priest of Santa Anastasia in 1385.
Boniface refused to convoke a council to end the schism, and when Anti-pope Benedict XIII sent envoys to Rome in 1404, Boniface refused to receive them as equals.
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 Category:Popes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The term "Pope" is used in several churches to denote their high spiritual leaders.
Note on numbering of popes: There has never been a Pope John XX, Pope Martin II or Pope Martin III.
Read Pope Stephen II on the numbering of his successors with the same name.
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 Articles - Cadaver Synod   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Pope Formosus was initially forced to crown Lambert, one of the sons of the Duke of Spoleto, as co-ruler of the Holy Roman Empire.
Pope Theodore II, who served for 20 days in November, 897, anulled the verdict of the Cadaver Synod.
Pope Sergius III, another Spoletan partisan who reigned from 904 to 911, overturned the rulings of Theodore II and John IX, reaffirming Formosus's conviction, and had a laudatory epitaph inscribed on the tomb of Stephen VII.
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 Fifty-plus Spirituality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Pope Boniface VI (896)was the son of a bishop; Boniface, however, was ‘defrocked’ twice for “unworthy conduct” and was never reinstated before being elected pope.
In the 13th century, Pope Clement IV was married and widowed; he resided in Perugia and not in Rome.
In 1439, Pope Felix V, a married layman with one son, was elected pope but he was never recognized as such by the Church.
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 Infamous Moment of Roman Catholic History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
As a living practicioner of post-Catholocism, my favorite Pope - and favorite web metonymn - is Formosus.
Pope Formosus was born around 816, probably in Rome.
Pope Stephen VI, the successor of Boniface, influenced by Lambert and Agiltrude sat in judgment on Formosus in 897.
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 Pope Boniface VI - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boniface VI, pope, a native of Rome, was elected in April 896 as a result of riots soon after the death of Pope Formosus.
This biography of a Pope is a stub.
This page was last modified 16:23, 24 September 2005.
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 Boniface --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Boniface set the church in Germany on a firm course of undeviating piety and irreproachable conduct.
His reign was notable chiefly for the development of royal power, the increase in taxation, the meeting of the first session of the Estates-General, and for his eventual triumph over Pope Boniface VIII (see Boniface VIII).
Her novels are often set in her hometown of St. Boniface, Montreal, or the wilderness of northern Canada.
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 Stephen VI --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The era in which he was elected as the successor to Pope Boniface VI was torn by factions led by Roman aristocrats and by rulers of Naples, Benevento, Tuscany, and Spoleto (of whose ruling family Stephen was a member).
pope from 885 to 891 whose pontificate witnessed the disintegration of the Carolingian Empire and intermittent struggles for the Italian crown.
It stipulated that his undivided heritage go to his eldest son, should he have one, or, failing a son, to his eldest daughter and then, if she should die without issue, to his deceased brother...
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 Top Fermentation: The Monthly Editorial Column by President Tom Schlafly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
At his trial, over which his successor Pope Stephen VI presided, the deceased Formosus was convicted of perjury and of having coveted the papacy.
In 898, Pope John IX convened The Council of Rome, which retroactively pronounced the election of Boniface null and void.
Despite its association with a relatively ignominious Pope, the name Boniface was chosen by dramatist George Farquhar for a character in his 1707 play The Beaux’ Stratagem.
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 Chapter XIII - From Miracles To Medicine.
This latter account appears to have deeply impressed the Pope, for in the Bull of Canonization issued by virtue of his power of teaching the universal Church infallibly in all matters pertaining to faith and morals, His Holiness dwells especially upon the miracle of the lamp filled with holy water and burning before Xavier's image.
In 1471 Pope Paul II expatiated to the Church on the efficacy of this fetich in preserving men from fire, shipwreck, tempest, lightning, and hail, as well as in assisting women in childbirth; and he reserved to himself and his successors the manufacture of it.
Even Pope Honorius III did something for the establishment of medical schools; but he did so much more to place ecclesiastical and theological fetters upon teachers and taught, that the value of his gifts may well be doubted.
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 Catholic Online
Boniface VI Boniface VI Boniface VI, son of Bishop Adrian, was elected to the Roman see in 896.
He was buried in the portico of the popes.
In 898, John IX convened a council that invalidated Boniface's election on the grounds that Boniface had been defrocked when he was a subdeacon and defrocked again when he was a priest.
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 Malcolm Bull's Calderdale Companion: Foldout   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The Pope is elected by the Sacred College of Cardinals.
Pope Eugenius III made him Bishop and Cardinal and sent him on a mission to Scandinavia where he restored peace and order to the local churches and monasteries and set up two new archbishoprics.
John's attempts to limit the extent to which the papacy were involved in English episcopal elections resulted in the Pope's excommunicating England from 1208-1213.
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 Roman Catholicism
Pope Pius IX was pope at the time.
Pope Boniface VIII published an encyclical in 1302.
She was elected Pope on the death of Leo IV.
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