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  Pope Innocent VII - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boniface IX made him cardinal, and employed him as legate in several delicate and important missions.
In August 1405, the cardinal waylaid eleven members of the obstreperous Roman partisans on their return from a conference with the pope, and had them assassinated in his own house and their bodies thrown from the windows of the hospital of Santo Spirito into the street.
Pope, court and cardinals, with the Migliorati faction, fled towards Viterbo.
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 BENEDICT (I.-XIV.) - LoveToKnow Article on BENEDICT (I.-XIV.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
BENEDICT I. was pope from 573 to 578.
the lout or dolt, bishop of Velletri) was pope from 1058 to 1059.
(Jacques Fournier), pope from 1334 to I342,~ the son of a miller, was born at Saverdun on the Arrige.
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 Pope Boniface V - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boniface V (died October 25, 625) was pope from 619 to 625.
Boniface V was a Neapolitan who succeeded Pope Adeodatus I after a vacancy of more than a year.
Boniface completed and consecrated the cemetery of Saint Nicomedes on the Via Nomentana.
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 Boniface VIII. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Boniface was elected on Celestine’s abdication, and during his first years he was opposed by those who had suffered from Celestine’s retirement—the Neapolitans, the Colonna family, and the extreme Franciscans, among them Jacopone da Todi.
Boniface’s contest with Philip IV of France was the principal feature of his career.
In England the Pope faced an equally resistant Edward I, and in a subsequent bull (1297) Boniface relaxed the ruling.
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 The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge, Vol. II: Basilica - Chambers (boniface)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Boniface died Sept. 4, 422, and is reckoned among the saints of the Roman Catholic Church.
Boniface also intervened in the strife between the Blacks and Whites of Florence, in favor of the former, and sent a legate to Tuscany.
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.
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 Pope John XX - TheBestLinks.com - Antipope, Heaven, James Branch Cabell, Novel, ...
Some 11th century historians believed that there had been a pope named John between antipope Pope Boniface VII and the actual Pope John XV; thus, the series of Pope John XV to Pope John XIX was mistakenly numbered John XVI to XX.
These popes have been renumbered as John XV to XIX; however, Pope John XXI to Pope John XXIII were numbered based on the confusion of having twenty Pope Johns before them.
Hence, Pope John XX doesn't exist, having been skipped over in the enumeration of popes, and as the enumeration is now firmly established, it is unlikely that any attempt at rectification will be made.
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 St. Pachomius Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
By birth Franco, Boniface VII was pope or antipope from June-July, 974 and from August, 984 to July, 985.
Boniface was re-established as pope, and John died in captivity.
Boniface died suddenly about a year after his reinstatement, and the evidence does not support the theory that he, too, was murdered.
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 Pope Boniface V -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Boniface V (died October 25, (additional info and facts about 625) 625) was (The head of the Roman Catholic Church) pope from (additional info and facts about 619) 619 to (additional info and facts about 625) 625.
He was consecrated as pope on December 23, (additional info and facts about 619) 619.
Boniface V was a (additional info and facts about Neapolitan) Neapolitan who succeeded (additional info and facts about Pope Adeodatus I) Pope Adeodatus I after a vacancy of more than a year.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/po/pope_boniface_v.htm   (333 words)

 Popes Who Have Taken the Name Benedict
(Jacques Fournier), pope from 1334 to 1342,~ the son of a miller, was born at Saverdun on the Arrige.
Pope Benedict XV and Pope Pius XI The voters chose as the 32nd selection the Fatima Popes who are, of course, Pope Benedict XV, the 258th successor of Peter and Pope Pius XI, the 259th in the long line of Popes.
Pope Pius X's passing coincided with the beginning of World War I and most of Benedict's pontificate was burdened by war and the aftermath of war.
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 Pope Boniface VIII
Boniface VIII (died October 11, 1303) was Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from 1294 to 1303.
Boniface VIII meddled incessantly in foreign affairs, and put forward some of the strongest claims to temporal as well as spiritual supremacy of any pope.
In 1300 Boniface instituted the jubilees, which afterwards became such a source of profit and of scandal to the church.
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 Antipope Boniface VII - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
This biography of a Pope is a stub.
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 ipedia.com: Pope Innocent VII Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Innocent VII, né Cosimo de' Migliorati was briefly pope at Rome, from 1404 to 1406, during the Western Schism while there was a rival pope, Benedict XIII, at Avignon.
When Boniface IX died, there were present in Rome delegates from the rival pope at Avignon, Benedict XIII.
Innocent had made the great mistake of elevating his highly unsuitable nephew, Ludovico Migliorati— a colorful condottiere formerly in the pay of Giangaleazzo Visconti of Milan, most of whose violent career as a soldier of fortune lay ahead of him— to the cardinalate, an act of nepotism that cost him dear.
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Boniface now withdrew from Rome to Orvieto, where, on the 4th of September, 1297, he declared war and entrusted the command of the pontifical troops to Landolfo Colonna, a brother of Jacopo.
He was one of the most distinguished canonists of his age, and as pope enriched the general ecclesiastical legislation by the promulgation ("Sacrosanctæ", 1298) of a large number of his own constitutions and of those of his predecessors, since 1234, when Gregory IX promulgated his five books of Decretals.
Gröne, a German Catholic historian of the popes, says of Boniface (II, 164) that while his utterances equal in importance those of Gregory VII and Innocent III, the latter were always more ready to act, Boniface to discourse; they relied on the Divine strength of their office, Boniface on the cleverness of his canonical deductions.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02662a.htm   (9059 words)

 Churches of Rome: List of Popes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Rehabilitated Pope Formosus at the Roman Synod in 898.
Abbot of the Monastery of Bobbio and Archbishop of Reims.Created cardinal by Pope Gregory V in 998.
Accused of simony, and deposed by Emperor Henry III at the Synod of Sutri..
roma.katolsk.no /popes.htm   (7983 words)

 History of the Jubilee
When Pope Urban died, however, the new Pope, Boniface IX opened the Holy Door on Christmas Eve 1390, but since the numbers of pilgrims were so great he called a second Holy Year at Christmas 1400.
In 1500 Pope Alexander VI announced that the Doors in the four major basilicas would be opened contemporaneously, and that he himself would open the Holy Door of Saint Peter's.
It was Pope Leo XIII who called the 22nd Christian Jubilee which opened the 20th century of the Christian era, characterised by six beatifications and two canonizations, (Saint Jean Baptist de La Salle and Saint Rita da Cascia).
www.medjugorje.org /jubileehist.htm   (1012 words)

 S. Angelo castle
In the loggia over the pope's apartment of Paul II is a room where in 1789 was kept the famous adventurer Giuseppe Balsamo named count of Cagliostro.
In 973 Benedict VI was deposed and strangled by anti-pope Boniface VII during the popular rising.
In 984 John XIV was imprisoned and poisoned by the same anti-pope Boniface VII.
www.romaspqr.it /Inglese/Castel_s_angelo_ing.htm   (1202 words)

 Fifth Commandment: "Thou shalt not kill."
Popes maimed and were maimed, killed and were killed.
Pope Sergius III disposed and imprisoned Pope Christopher (who had earlier deposed pope Leo V in 903), subsequently having him strangled to death.
Pope Boniface VI was involved in the death of Pope Forsus, and in turn was murdered by his successor Stephen VI.
www.adishakti.org /his_human_adversary/the_fifth_commandment.htm   (1081 words)

 The Jubilee in Church History
Pope Martin V proclaimed a Holy Year twenty-five years later (rather than thirty-three), with a commemorative Medal and the opening of a Holy Door in St. John Lateran.
Pope Clement XIV announced the Jubilee, but the Holy Door was opened by his successor Pope Pius VI.
Pope Pius IX did proclaim the next Holy Year, even though the Holy Door was not opened due to the occupation of Rome by King Vittorio Emmanuele.
www.ewtn.com /jubilee/history/church1.htm   (629 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Pope Innocent VII
Cardinal-priest of Santa Croce in 1389, appointed by Pope Boniface XI.
Pope, elected unanimously during the Great Schism; Benedict XIII sat as rival pope at Avignon.
Due to the unsettled state of affairs in Rome, and Innocent's distruct of Benedict, the new pope accomplished little toward repairing the schism.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/pope0204.htm   (145 words)

 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of May 8
Boniface was possibly a Benedictine monk of Saint Sebastian in Rome and became a dispensator when he entered papal service.
He was elected pope in 608, was responsible for converting the Roman temple of the gods, the Pantheon in Rome, into a Christian church dedicated to Our Lady and all the saints.
Pope Sixtus I in the early 2nd century.
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 Late Middle Ages - Pope Boniface IX   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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.
history.boisestate.edu /hy309/papacy/bonifaceix.html   (559 words)

 Theo-Illogical: Quid Pro Canon
The doctrine of the Immaculate Conception and the doctrine of the Bodily Assumption of Mary were taught infallibly by Popes Pius IX and Pius XII in 1854 and 1950, respectively.
Both popes taught that these doctrines were divinely revealed and were therefore part of Christian revelation and to be believed.
Pope Boniface VIII made an infallible statement in the 13th century concerning papal authority or papal primacy.
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 History of the Mass (8histort.htm)
The popes were still puppet pontiffs however, this time not of a powerful Roman family but of a powerful foreign power and Romans cast a wary eye to whatever these popes decreed.
Benedict VII was the son of David, a relative of Prince Alberic II who was one of the most powerful rulers of Rome in the mid century and had somehow been connected to the Crescenti clan.
However Benedict VII, who had been bishop of Sutri near Viterbo, Italy, was also astutely aware of the politics of the times and sought to follow the middle of the road.
www.dailycatholic.org /8histort.htm   (2340 words)

 Errors of the Roman Catholic Church, Part 2
Pope John XXIII (1410 - 1415) was accused by 37 clergy witnesses of fornication, adultery, incest, sodomy, simony, theft and murder.
Pope Eugene IV (1431 - 1447) condemned Joan of Arc to be burned alive as a witch, but Pope Benedict IV (1919) declared her a saint.
Pope Boniface VIII in 1302 decreed in the "Unan Sanctum", the doctrine of the "two swords": the spiritual sword of the church and the earthly sword of kings which should submit to the Roman Catholic church.
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But in little more than a month the imperial representative, Count Sicco, had taken possession of the city, and Boniface, not being able to maintain himself, robbed the treasury of the Vatican Basilica and fled to Constantinople.
After an exile of nine years at Byzantium, Franco, on the death of Otto II, 7 December, 983, quickly returned to Rome, overpowered John XIV (April, 984), thrust him into the dungeons of Sant' Angelo, where the wretched man died four months later, and again assumed the government of the Church.
After his sudden death in July, 985, due in all probability to violence, the body of Boniface was exposed to the insults of the populace, dragged through the streets of the city, and finally, naked and covered with wounds, flung under the statue of Marcus Aurelius, which at that time stood in the Lateran Palace.
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 Knights, Chivalry, & Orders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This was countered further by Philip's mandate forbidding the export of coins, thereby depriving the Pope of French revenues.
Pope Boniface was imprisoned, and while he escaped, he died soon afterward.
The Knights Hospitalers as recognized by Pope John XXIII in 1961 is primarily a chivalric and religious community, that maintains diplomatic relationships with several countries and the Vatican.
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Boniface, pope since 1295, often appears not in papal but imperial robes, pronouncing, "I am Caesar, I am Emperor." When he speaks the edict, "We pronounce that it is altogether necessary to salvation for every human creature to be subject to the pontiff," he fully incurs the wrath of King Philip the Fair of France.
But Boniface, now at the culmination of his disputes with the French king, in turn will not entertain their pleas unless they are willing to humble their city before his authority.
Although Dante is gratified by the end of Boniface’s autocratic rule, his wife and children have returned to her father’s house, and he lives the life of a solitary exile, alienated from his fellow Bianchis in Arezzo plotting with exiled Ghibbelines to attack Florence.
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 Pope Chart - All 264 Popes - St. Peter to John Paul II
These historic renderings of the Popes were reproduced from the mosaics in the naves of the Basilica of St. Paul- Outside the Walls.
Section Three of The Popes features the history of the 28 Jubilees from the first proclaimed by Pope Boniface VII in 1300 to the XVIII Holy Year of the Great Jubilee Proclaimed by John Paul II in 2000.
"Boniface VIII established the recurrence of the Jubilee which would give devout Christians a specific amount of time in which to fully examine their conscience and soul; before this time, other Popes had attempted to establish specific periods for the forgiveness of sins but the periods and the conditions governing them were always different.
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