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80. Pope St.Leo II 682-683

Pope Leo II was basically a rubber stamping Pope. The Third Council of Constantinople had been called to condemn the heresy known as Monothelitism. The emperor of Constantinople and the previous Pope,Agatho,had called the council to condemn Monothelitism and bring together the western and eastern Churches. 81 more words

79. Pope St.Agatho 678-681

Monothelitism was the teaching that Jesus had both human and Divine natures but only one Divine will. This is in opposition to the Catholic position that Jesus had both human and Divine wills. 245 more words

"When Peter Speaks: Loving, Obeying & Interpreting the Pope" - Talk by Fr. Cristino

It seems nearly every other day, Pope Francis is giving an off-the-cuff interview to some media outlet or group, paying him a visit in Rome. It has led to varying reactions: of delight among those in the press awaiting the next story to spin; and horror among even pope-loving prelates who ask, “ 94 more words

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71. Pope Severinus 640

Pope Severinus was elected within three days of the death of Pope Honorius,but was not installed as Pope for nearly two years after that. During this time,a newly elected Pope had to get confirmation from the emperor of Constantinople. 279 more words

68. Pope St.Adeodatus I 615-618

Pope Adeodatus I was the first Pope to use an official Papal seal on documents and letters. Bullae is the name of the lead seal that the Pope would use to stamp his approval and over time this became known as the Papal bull. 86 more words

63. Pope Pelagius II 579-590

Pope Pelagius II was a native of Rome and took over the Papacy during its siege by the dreaded Lombards. The Pope couldn’t fight back against them,and couldn’t talk any of his allies into helping to fight them so Pelagius basically just paid the Lombards to leave. 196 more words

62. Pope Benedict I 575-579

Pope Benedict was elected to the Papacy immediately after Pope John III passed away but he couldn’t take the office for nearly a year. Newly elected Popes needed to be approved by the emperor of Constantinople. 126 more words