Popes: From A to Z

The Borgias Home Page I The Renaissance Popes I The Papal States I History of the Catholic Church I Historical Characters I Discussion Forum

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Pope Alexander VI Commited simony, had sexual relationships while pope, had a rumored child with mistress, and was said to have an incestuous relationship with his daugher. Pope John Paul II Seeked peace with the Anglican Church, Greek Orthodox Church, Jeiwsh community, and Muslim community.

Pope John XIII Since his death on June 3, 1963, much has been written and spoken about the warmth and holiness of the beloved Pope John. Perhaps the testimony of the world was best expressed by a newspaper drawing of the earth shrouded in mourning with the simple caption, "A Death in the Family."

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