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  ST. SIXTUS I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Pope Sixtus I decreed that the sacred vessels should not be touched except by the clergy.
This is one of several ordinances attributed to the early popes regarding the sacredness of the ceremonial vessels.
Sixtus also decreed that a bishop who had been summoned to Rome should not be received by his people when he returned until he presented the letter of greeting from the Apostolic See.
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 Pope St. Sixtus I - Ökumenisches Heiligenlexikon
Pope St. Sixtus I (in the oldest documents, Xystus is the spelling used for the first three popes of that name), succeeded St. Alexander and was followed by St.
According to the "Liberian Catalogue" of popes, he ruled the Church during the reign of Adrian "a conulatu Nigri et Aproniani usque Vero III et Ambibulo", that is, from 117 to 126.
Eusebius, who in his "Chronicon" made use of a catalogue of popes different from the one he used in his "Historia ecclesiastica", states in his "Chronicon" that Sixtus I was pope from 114 to 124, while in his "History" he makes him rule from 114 to 128.
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 Pope Sixtus I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pope Sixtus I was a 2nd century pope for about ten years, succeeding Pope Alexander I.
According to the Liberian Catalogue of popes, he ruled the Church during the reign of Hadrian "a conulatu Nigri et Aproniani usque Vero III et Ambibulo", that is, from 117 to 126.
Eusebius states in his Chronicon that Sixtus I was pope from 114 to 124, while his Historia Ecclesiastica, using a different catalogue of popes, claims his rule from 114 to 128.
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 ST. SIXTUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Whether a philosopher or not, Pope Sixtus II was a glorious martyr.
One day when Pope Sixtus was giving a talk to the faithful, the police broke in, arrested Sixtus and his chief clerics, and carried them off to the prefect.
Pope St. Sixtus II was put to death on August 6 in the cemetery where he had been holding services.
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 Pope Alexander I
ALEXANDER I was pope from about 106 to 115.
He has been identified, without any foundation, with Alexander, a martyr of the Via Nomentana, whose day is the 3rd of May.
St. Irenaeus of Lyons, writing in the second century, reckons him as the fifth pope in succession from the Apostles, though he says nothing of his martyrdom.
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 Pope Sixtus V Summary
Pope Sixtus V (December 13, 1521 – August 27, 1590), born Felice Peretti, was Pope from 1585 to 1590.
Sixtus V prided himself upon his hoard, but the method by which it had been amassed was financially unsound: some of the taxes proved ruinous, and the withdrawal of so much money from circulation could not fail to cause distress.
Sixtus V agreed to renew the excommunication of Queen Elizabeth I of England (1558–1603), and to grant a large subsidy to the Armada of King Philip II, but, knowing the slowness of Spain, would give nothing till the expedition should actually land in England.
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 History of the Popes
SIXTUS 257 - 258 The author of the "Liber Pontificalis" calls St. Sixtus a Greek and a philosopher, but modern scholars think that Pope Sixtus is confused with another Sixtus, a Pythagorean philosopher.
Pope Sylvester sent two legates to represent him Vitus and Vincentius, and it seems that it was the Pope who suggested the term consubstantial to describe the relation of Christ's nature to the Father.
Sixtus celebrated the council by rebuilding the old basilica of Pope Liberius and decorating it with magnificent mosaics picturing the childhood of Jesus and the life of Mary.
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 Popes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Sixtus IV's relations were strained with France, whose king Louis XI firmly upheld the Pragmatic Sanction of Bourges (1438), which had established the liberties of the French Church.
Apart from meddling in feuds between the great Roman families, Sixtus IV committed himself rather scandalously to Venice's aggression against the kingdom of Ferrara, which he incited the Venetians to attack (1482); their combined assault was intervened by Milan, Florence, and Naples.
In ecclesiastical affairs, Sixtus IV instituted for the Roman Church the feast (December 8) of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
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 Pope St. Sixtus II, Martyr
Pope Sixtus II became bishop of Rome in August, 257.
Sixtus (or Xystus) was elected pope to succeed Pope St. Stephen I. Both men were contemporaries of St. Cyprian, the great, if controversial, bishop of Carthage, Africa; and it is through Cyprian's writings that we know most of what we do know about both popes.
Sixtus was buried in the cemetery of Calixtus.
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 Sixtus IV. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Sixtus was expected to be a reformer, but he was too much embroiled in political difficulties.
A quarrel with Lorenzo de’ Medici became critical after the Pazzi conspiracy (1478), since an important instigator was Girolamo Riario, nephew of Sixtus, and the pope seems to have had prior knowledge of the plot.
Sixtus consented (1478) to the establishment of the Spanish Inquisition and then found the Spanish ignoring his rebukes for illegal procedure and jurisdiction and his demands for moderation.
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 Sixtus (Xystus) of Rome
The generally touted Catholic position is that Sixtus (originally spelled Xystus) was the seventh pope and that all subsequent leaders of the true church passed through him (Lopes A. The Popes: The lives of the pontiffs through 2000 years of history.
Sixtus (Xystus) may have been different than the earlier bishops due to his age and how he was granted the office.
SIXTUS 1, ST. (115-125) Born to the Elividia family in Rome...He established that before taking charge of his seat, a bishop had to show a letter of authorization signed by the pope...He norms for several rites of mass and ordered that holy furnishing be touched only by priests.
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The Pope's role is kind of like that of a chairman of a board, or captain of a football team, with the other team players being the bishops.
Pope Innocent VII (1484-1492) and Pope Leo X (1513-1521) were from the Borgia and Medici families which were kind of like the Sopranos of the middle ages.
Basically, the biggest reason that the Pope was head of his own country is that it is important that the Church not be interferred with by any other political leaders and if the head of the Church was in a country governed by a political leader it would be vulnerable to outside interference.
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 Cultural Catholic - Pope Julius II (1503-1513)
Giuliano, a Franciscan, was named cardinal at a young age by his uncle Pope Sixtus IV, and when Pope Sixtus IV died, Cardinal Giuliano della Rovere eagerly competed for the tiara with Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia.
Their purpose was to depose the pope, but Pope Julius II stripped the rebellious cardinals of their rank, and the council moved to Milan where they declared Pope Julius II suspended.
With Pope Julius II’s influence, three Renaissance artists left their indelible imprint: Bramante, with his grandiose plan for reconstruction of the Vatican, Raphael, with his frescoes in the palazzo of Pope Nicholas V, and Michelangelo, with his remarkable masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel.
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 Pope Sixtus V
Of almost equal importance with the extermination of the bandits was, in the opinion of Sixtus V, the rearrangement of the papal finances.
Far-reaching were the reforms which Sixtus V introduced in the management of ecclesiastical affairs.
In the creation of cardinals Sixtus V was, as a rule, guided by their good qualities.
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 Pope Telesphorus
Telesphorus was bishop of Rome, and thereby Pope, from about 126 till about 137.
His pontificate[?] began during the reign of Hadrian, and ended during the reign of Antoninus Pius.
The Carmelites venerate Telesphorus as patron saint of the order since he is claimed have lived on Mount Carmel[?] as hermit[?].
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On 17 May, 1570, the same pope created him cardinal-priest with the titular Church of S. Simeone, which he afterwards exchanged for that of S. Girolamo dei Schiavoni.
Gregory XIII died on 10 April 1585, and after a conclave of four days Peretti was elected pope by "adoration" on 24 April, 1585.
He was a born ruler and especially suited to stem the tide of disorder and lawlessness which had broken out towards the end of the reign of Gregory XIII.
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 The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church - Creations of Cardinals of the II to V Century
Later, in 160, Pope St. Pius I (142 or 146-157 or 161), annexed an oratory to it and assigned it to his friend Pastore, from whom he got the name of S. Pastore, which was later replaced by S. Pudenziana.
During the pontificate of Pope St. Gregory I (590-604), it became a deaconry in the XII Region of Rome.
Thus were: St. Callistus I, elected Pope in 221; St. Stephen I, elected in 254; St. Sixtus II, elected in 260; St. Caius (or Gaius), elected in 283; St. Julius I, elected in 337; St. Liberius, elected in 352; St. Innocent I, elected in 402; St. Celestine I, elected in 423.
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 Popes & Patriarchs of Constantinople, Jerusalem, Alexandria, Antioch, etc.
To Roman Catholics, the Pope may be the holiest man on earth, the heir and keeper of the deepest truths of religion.
The Pope was not the ruler of that Church, but one of the Ecumenical Patriarchs, along with the Patriarchs of Jerusalem, Antioch, Alexandria, and Constantinople.
Popes from a similiar family, the Medici, are featured in the genealogy of the Medici given with the rulers of Tuscany.
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 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of May 8
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.
When she was declared venerable by Pope Pius XI in 1927, he wrote that "many are charitable enough to help and even to serve the poor, but few are able deliberately to become poor with the poor."
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 Pope Leo I Summary
Although the primacy of the pope was recognized, the patriarch of Constantinople was given the same privileges of honor and the right to ordain metropolitans in Asia, Pontus, and Thrace.
Pope Leo I was a Roman aristocrat who was Pope from 440 to 461.
Peter has spoken through the mouth of Leo." This is taken to mean that Popes are the rightful sucessors to St.
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 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of April 3
But Richard, receiving the powerful support of the pope, though deprived of the use both of the cathedral and the bishop's palace, took up his residence at Chichester, and on a borrowed horse travelled through his diocese.
His final task was a commission from the pope to undertake a preaching mission for the Crusade throughout the kingdom.
After the death of Pope Alexander I, when the emperor Trajan ruled the Roman Empire, it was virtually certain that anyone who succeeded the pope would suffer martyrdom, for this was an age when Christians were savagely persecuted.
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 TopFoto Gallery - 95 Popes
Pope Pius IX Pope Gregorious XVI (1831 - 1846)
Pope Boniface IX Antipope Clement Vll (1378 - 1394)
Pope Benedict IX (1032 - 1045) and (1047 - 1048)
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 Free Frank Warner: Pope Sixtus Xystus, pick up stickstus: ‘The Antichrist is at our door’
Jeffrey Clemens, a commenter here, is warning us that the next pope might name himself Sixtus Xystus the Sixth, no kidding.
They’re two spellings of the same name, and the last pope with that name was Pope Sixtus V (1585-1590).
Sixtus Xystus doesn’t mean 666 anyway, so I suppose Jeffrey was joking.
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Pope St. Sixtus I (in the oldest documents, Xystus is the spelling used for the first three popes of that name), succeeded St.
Sixtus (2) I. Copyright © 2006 by Kevin Knight.
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 St. Pachomius Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
A Roman whose name suggests he was of Greek descent, Pope/St. Sixtus led the Roman see during the reign of Hadrian.
The probable dates of Sixtus' papacy are c.
Legends say he was a martyr, but modern scholars think martyrdom during a time when persecution had ceased unlikely.
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 Catholic Resources Directory: Popes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Cultural Catholic - Pope Nicholas II - Biography and image of Pope Nicholas II.
Cultural Catholic - Pope Pius VI - Biography and image of Pope Pius VI.
Cultural Catholic - Pope Urban VIII - Biography and image of Pope Urban VIII.
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 Letters (This Rock: November 2003)
In his piece "Shadowy Popes" ("Frontispiece," July-August 2003), Karl Keating wrote that Gelasius I (492—496) was the first pope to use "Vicar of Christ" as a title.
Karl Keating cites John Bowden as saying that John II (533—535) "was the first pope to take a new name on consecration ("Frontispiece," July-August 2003)." I thought that had been done much earlier by Pope Sixtus I. Didn’t he choose the name Sixtus because he was the sixth successor of St. Peter?
You responded that a person who doesn’t follow those teachings is "really a Catholic," although "not a good one." I agree to the extent that it’s a matter of failing to follow Church teachings.
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 Leo I, Saint, pope. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
(Saint Leo the Great), c.400–461, pope (440–61), an Italian; successor of St. Sixtus III.
With the aid of Valentinian III, the Roman emperor of the West, he campaigned to eliminate Manichaeism from Italy.
Later, asserting his authority over St. Hilary of Arles, he obtained an imperial rescript that effectively confirmed the authority of the pope over all his bishops.
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