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  Pope Urban VI
Pope Urban VI Bartolomeo Prignano, the first Roman pope during the Western Schism, born at Naples, about 1318; died at Rome, 15 October, 1389; according to many he was poisoned by the Romans.
Urban's ambassadors, doubtless inspired by the French and Limousin cardinals, left Rome too late, when the calumnies concerning the illegitimacy of the pope's election were widespread.
Urban might have been a good pope in more peaceful circumstances; but he certainly was unable to heal the wounds which the Church had received during the exile of Avignon.
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 Pope Urban VI: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
...Pope Urban VI Pope Urban VI Urban VI, born Bartolommeo Prignani (1318 - 1389...(1318 - 1389), pope (1378 to 1389), was a native of Naples.
Urban VI, born Bartolommeo Prignani (1318 - 1389), pope (1378 to 1389), was a native of Naples.
Clement VII was of course, excommunicated, and designated the Antichrist; twenty-six new cardinals were created in a single day, and by an arbitrary alienation of the estates and property of the church, funds were raised for open war.
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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Pope
Pope Urban VI, elected 1378, was the last Pope who was not already a cardinal at the time of his election.
Pope John Paul II abolished vote by acclamation and by selection by committee, and henceforth all Popes will be elected by full vote of the Sacred College of Cardinals by ballot.
The primacy is therefore regarded primarily as a consequence of the Pope's position as bishop of the original capital city of the Roman Empire, a definition explicitly spelled out in the 28th canon of the Council of Chalcedon.
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 Pope St. Gregory VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Pope Gregory VI called him to Rome to reform the Abbey of St. Paul's-Outside-the-Walls, which was suffering from a relaxation of its rule.
The pontificate of St. Gregory VII was to be one long struggle for the freedom of the Church and the reform of the clergy.
The congregation at Cluny was the army of the pope and the mainstay of the Church.
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Urban succeeded in inducing many of those present to promist to help Alexius, but no definite step was taken by Urban till a few months later, when he summoned the most famous of his councils, that at Clermont in Auvergne.
Urban's reception in France had been most enthusiastic, and enthusiasm for the Crusade had spread as the pope journeyed on from Italy.
In October, 1098, the pope held a council at Bari with the intention of reconciling the Greeks and Latins on the question of the filioque; one hundred and eighty bishops attended, amongst whom was St. Anselm of Canterbury, who had fled to Urban to lay before him his complaints against the Red King.
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 Pope Sixtus V
Pope Sixtus V. (Felice Peretti), pope from 1585 to 1590, was born at Grottamara[?], in Ancona, on December 13, 1521.
The victories of Henry and the prospect of his conversion to Catholicism raised Sixtus’s hopes, and in corresponding degree determined Philip to tighten his grip upon his wavering ally.
The pope’s negotiations with Henry’s representative evoked a bitter and menacing protest and a categorical demand for the performance of promises.
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 Pope Urban VII - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pope Urban VII (August 4, 1521 – September 27, 1590), born Giovanni Battista Castagna, was Pope for thirteen days in September 1590.
Urban VII's short passage in office gave way to the world's first known public smoking ban, as he threatened to excommunicate anyone who "took tobacco in the porchway of or inside a church, whether it be by chewing it, smoking it with a pipe or sniffing it in powdered form through the nose".
The Death of the Popes by Wendy J. Reardon, 2004.
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 Pope Innocent VII - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His teacher Lignano sponsored him at Rome, where Pope Urban VI (1378–89) took him into the Curia, sent him for ten years as papal collector to England, made him bishop of Bologna in 1386 and archbishop of Ravenna in 1387.
Innocent VII 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 dearly.
Pope, court and cardinals, with the Migliorati faction, fled towards Viterbo.
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 Pope Urban VII
Sixtus V having died 27 August, 1590, the cardinals, 54 in number, entered the conclave at the Vatican on 7 September, and elected Cardinal Castagna as pope on 15 September.
He chose the name Urban in order that this name, which in Latin signifies "kind", might be a continuous reminder to him to show kindness towards all his subjects.
He once expressed a desire to remove to the Quirinal, where the air was purer and more wholesome, but, when told that it was not customary for the pope to be seen in the city before his coronation, he remained in the Vatican.
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 Counter-Reformation Popes
The feast was transferred to 30 April as an optional Memorial in the universal calendar on 14 February 1969 by Pope Paul VI, and is in Rome and the Vatican kept as an obligatory Memorial.
His Holiness Pope Urban VII died on 27 September 1590 in Rome, before his coronation, in the 1st year of his pontificate, at the age of 69-years.
Pope Urban VIII issued a decree on 10 June 1630 reserving the titles eminentia, eminentissime, and vestra eminentia from that day forward to the use of the Cardinals.
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 Pope Urban II (c. 1035-1099)
As pope, Urban II found active support for his policies and reforms among several groups: the nobility, whose mentality and interests he knew; the monks; the canons regular, for whom he became patron and legislator; and also, increasingly, the bishops.
Urban felt that his most urgent task was to secure his position against the antipope Clement III and to establish his authority as legitimate pope throughout Christendom.
Urban's pontificate not only led to a further centralization of the Roman Catholic church but also to the expansion of papal administration; it contributed to the development of the Roman Curia, the administrative body of the papacy, and to the gradual formation of the College of Cardinals.
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 Pope Urban II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Pope Urban II Pope Urban II The person who would become Pope Urban II was born around 1035 to a noble family in northern France.
Before and during his papacy, Urban was a member of a reform movement that wanted the clergy to be more removed from "worldly values" and influences, bringing life in general, closer to life in a monastery (Riley-Smith [1] 4).
Pope Urban II's response was to preach the First Crusade, starting on November 27, 1095, at the Council of Clermont.
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 Urban Space -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
It can thus represent a ''level'' of urban relative to total population or area, or the ''rate'' at which the urban proportion is increasing.
The process could occur either as natural expansion of the existing population (usually not a major factor since urban reproduction tends to be lower than rural), the transformation of peripheral population from rural to urban, incoming migration, or a combination of these.
It is frequently used as a derogatory term by opponents of large-scale urban peripheral expansion especially for low-density urban development on or beyond the city fringe.
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 Latest additions 19032000
The Pope, he said, hopes to pursue the path of ecumenical talks, in particular during his meeting in the Orthodox Patriarchate in Jerusalem, and with the religious leaders of all the Christian Churches.
Quoting what he termed "a serious and well done Gallup poll" on the Pope's visit to the Holy Land, Navarro-Valls said that most Israelis believe that John Paul II is coming to either influence the Middle East peace process or spread a message of peace and dialogue.
Pope Urban VII, in a bull dated 1623, said that "it was the duty of all Catholic Princes, as well as of the Popes, to protect the Franciscans in the Holy Land."
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 The Episcopal Lineage of Pope Alexander VII
Consecrated 25 April 1621 at Rome, in the Church of Sant`Andrea della Valle, by Maffeo Cardinal Barberini, assisted by Diofebe Farnese, Patriarch of Jerusalem, and Volpiano Volpi, Archbishop emeritus of Chieti.
Consecrated 28 October 1604 at Rome, in a chapel of the Apostolic Palace, by Fabio Biondi di Montalto, Patriarch of Jerusalem, assisted by Leonard Abel, Titular Bishop of Sidon, and Tommaso Lapi, Bishop of Fano.
Consecrated 21 December 1531 at Rome, in the Sistine Chapel, by Pope Clement VII, assisted by Alessandro Cardinal Farnese, Bishop of Ostia, by Antonio Cardinal Ciocchi del Monte, Bishop of Porto, and by Andrea Cardinal della Valle.
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 Patron Saints Index: Pope Urban VII
Appointed referendary of the Segnatura di Giustizia and Archbishop of Rossano, Italy on 1 March 1553 for Pope Julius III.
Governor of Perugia and Umbria in the reign of Pope Paul IV.
Forbade nepotism within the Curia and the use of the title "Excellence" for relatives of the pope.
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 Pope Urban II Biography
July 29, 1099), pope from 1088 to July 29, 1099, was born of knightly rank, at Lagery (near Châtillon-sur-Marne) and was educated for the church.
In accordance with this last policy, the marriage of the countess Matilda of Tuscany with Guelph of Bavaria was promoted, Prince Conrad was helped in his rebellion against his father and crowned King of the Romans at Milan in 1093, and the empress (Adelaide or Praxedes) encouraged in her charges against her husband.
Urban II died on July 29, 1099, fourteen days after the fall of Jerusalem to the Crusaders, but before news of the event had reached Italy; his successor was Paschal II.
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 The Pope's Funeral and The Malachy Prophesy
Benedict XV was known as the pope of war as the flames of discontent traversed the globe.
Pope John Paul II [1978-2005]—"De Lobaore solis" (Of the eclipse of the sun) Or, the phrase could also be interpreted as "from the toil of the sun." John Paul II, the Polish Prince of the Catholic Church, has proven in death to be the most admired man in the world.
Pope is described as Gloria Olivae (the glory of the olives).
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 Saints of May 25
Hildebrand was influential in securing the election of Bishop Gebhard of Eichstaett as Pope Victor II in 1055, was papel legate to Empress-Regent Agnes of Germany's court in 1057 to get her to accept the election of Pope Stephen, and helped secure the election of Bishop Gerhard of Florence as Pope Nicholas II in 1059.
During the Nicholas's pontificate, Hildebrand was instrumental in the publication of the papal decree mandating that the election of popes was to be vested in the college of cardinals and was responsible for negotiating a treaty of alliance with the Normans in the Treaty of Melfi in 1059.
Pope Saint Urban, son of Pontianus, was elected pope c.
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 Pope Urban VII: Proceedings of the Conclave that led to his election.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Pope Urban VII: Proceedings of the Conclave that led to his election.
The prelate faced the Pope with fearless self-assurance, his loosely fastened robes allowing a glimpse of the armour he was wearing beneath.
Urban VII lived just long enough to relieve some of the distress among his poorer subjects by a generous distribution of alms, and to grant donations to a few really deserving and needy cardinals.
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 URBAN VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
1590 AD Urban VII was the first of three popes whose combined reigns did not last a year and a half.
Although seventy when elected, Urban was quite vigorous, and it was hoped that this kind and capable man would live to do much for the Church.
Urban had Mass celebrated every day in his room and just as the Mass was ending on September 27, he died peacefully.
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 Pope Urban VI and the Antipope Clement VII (Getty Museum)
Pope Urban VI and the Antipope Clement VII (Getty Museum)
Pope Urban VI and the Antipope Clement VII
Later that same year, an opposing group of French cardinals elected Clement VII as pope, and he established the seat of his papacy in Avignon, France.
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 Catholic World News : John Paul II Now 5th-Longest Reigning Pontiff
VATICAN, Sep 9, 02 (CWNews.com) -- The reign of Pope John Paul II (bio - news) is now the 5th longest in the 2000-year history of the pontificate.
Pope Pius VI, who ruled in the 18th century, enjoyed a pontificate of 24 years, 6 months-- a term that John Paul II would not reach until May 2003.
Among the 264 popes, the shortest pontificate was that of Pope Urban VII: a mere 12 days.
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 Jon Christian Ryter -- The Pope's Funeral And The Malachy Prophecy
Although Malachy entrusted his vision to paper and gave the manuscript to Pope Innocent II for safe keeping, Father Claude Francois Menestrier, a famous 18th century Jesuit, claims the prophecies were actually written in 1590 by Cardinal Simoncelli to influence the election of the Cardinal of his choice as pontiff that year.
Unlike most of the early Popes who came from the landed class of their time, Karol Wojtyla, like several of the modern day popes, came from the common working class and spend much time as a laborer in Poland, working under the hot, European sun.
After many tribulations, a Pope shall be elected out of those who survived the persecutions." A 14th century bishop, John of the Cleft Rock prophesied that "...Towards the end of the world, tyrants and hostile mobs will rob the Church and the clergy of all their possessions and will afflict and martyr them.
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 The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church - Biographical Dictionary - Consistory of April 8, 1549
Pope Julius III gave him ad vitam the palace of S. Apollinare, separated from the property of the church of the same name, September 18, 1551.
Charged by the pope with a diplomatic mission to Busseto to solve a broder dispute between the duke of Ferrara and the government of the legation of Bologna; returned to Rome in 1544.
The title of S. Vitale was suppressed by Pope Clement VIII (1592-1605) in 1596 because its ancient building was in ruins; it was restored on December 16, 1880 by Pope Leo XIII (1878-1903) with the name Ss.
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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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