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Roman Catholic Pope: History and Nature of the Papacy
The title pope stems from the Greek word papas, which simply means "father." Early in Christian history it was used as a formal title expressing affectionate ...
Popes - Roman Catholic Popes - Popes of Roman Catholicism
How many popes of the Roman Catholic Church have there been, and who are they? Find biographies of the popes of the Roman Catholic Church and other ...
Chronological List of Catholic Popes (32 CE - 1003 CE)
This list of popes is arranged in chronological order. It starts with Peter, believed by Catholics to be the first pope, and ends with Benedict XVI, the most recent ...
Popes and the Papacy - Agnosticism / Atheism - About.com
Who or what is the pope? The title pope stems from the Greek word papas, which simply means 'father.' Early in Christian history it was used as a formal title ...
Popes of the 16th Century, Part 1 - Agnosticism / Atheism - About.com
Here is a list of all of the popes who reigned during the sixteenth century. The first number is which pope they were. This is followed by their chosen name, the ...
Popes of the Age of Persecution - Catholicism - About.com
With the election of Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger as Pope Benedict XVI in 2005, there have been 265 popes in the history of the Roman Catholic Church.
Papal Resignations: Which Popes Have Resigned?
Determining just which popes have resigned is actually difficult because the records of church history are in such disarray for so many centuries. Some place the ...
Popes of the 19th Century - Agnosticism / Atheism - About.com
Here is a list of all of the popes who reigned during the nineteenth century. The first number is which pope they were. This is followed by their chosen name, the ...
Biography: Pope Alexander VI - Agnosticism / Atheism - About.com
Glossary of Religion and Philosophy - Short Biography of Pope Alexander VI.
Comprehensive List of Catholic Popes - Catholicism - About.com
There have been 266 popes of the Roman Catholic Church. Find a comprehensive list here, divided up by historical era.