Popes who were the sons of other Popes or
|St. Damascus I
|St. Innocent I
||son of a
||son of a
||son of a
|St. Agapitus I
||son of a
306 Council of Elvira, Spain: a priest who sleeps with his
wife the night before Mass will lose his job.
325 Council of Nicea: decreed that after ordination a priest
could not marry.
352 Council of Laodicea: women
are not to be ordained.
385 Pope Siricius leaves
his wife in order to become pope.
Decrees priests may no longer sleep
with their wives.
2nd Council of Tours: any cleric found in bed with his wife would be
excommunicated for a
year and reduced to the lay state.
Pelagius II: married priests prohibited from handing over church property to
wives or children.
598 Pope Gregory declares all
sexual desire is sinful in itself.
836 Council of Aix-la-Chapelle openly admits
abortions and infanticide
take place in convents and monasteries to cover up activities of uncelibate
St. Ulrich, a holy bishop, argued from scripture and
common sense that the only way
to purify the church from the worst excesses of celibacy was to permit priests
964 Pope Benedict V rapes a young girl
and abscondes to Constantinople with the papal treasury only to reappear when
the money ran out.
Papal miter purchased for the
11-year old Benedict IX.
Upon reaching his 14th year, a chronicler
writes Benedict has already surpassed in wantonness and profligacy all who had
Benedict often had to leave Rome in a hurry.
1073 Gregory VII is a master forger, surpassing
even the great fraud known as the 'Donation of Constantine,' which
forged the Papal States.
Gregory has an entire school of forgers turning
out document after document bearing the papal seal of approval.
documents are later systematized in the mid-1100s in Bologna by Gratian, a
He calls his work the Decretum, or Code of
The Code of Canon Law is peppered throughout with
several centuries of forgeries along with fictional additions by Gratian.
Gregory formalizes the celibacy doctrine in order
to curtail gifts of church lands to illegitimate
children of priests and bishops.
first medieval inquisition, the episcopal inquisition, is established in the
year 1184 by a papal bull of Pope Lucius III entitled Ad abolendam, "For the
purpose of doing away with."
It is a response to the growing Catharist
movement in southern France.
1227 Pope Gregory IX is known for issuing the Decretales and
instituting the Papal Inquisition in response to the failures of the episcopal
inquisitions established during the time of Pope Lucius III through his papal
bull Ad abolendam issued in 1184.
John XXII sets indulgence
prices for crimes ranging from incest to
Catholic historian Peter de Rosa in his book Vicars of
"Popes had mistresses as young as fifteen years of age, were
guilty of incest and sexual perversions of every sort, had innumerable
children, were murdered in the
very act of adultery."
1484 Innocent VIII
grants a 20-year Butterbriefe indulgence (letters of indulgence allowing the
enjoyment of butter, cheese, milk, etc., during Lent) to persons who meet his
One can purchase the privilege of eating favorite dishes during
1492 Alexander VI
(formerly Rodrigo Borgia) commits his
first murder at the age of
Upon assuming the Papal miter he cried, "I am Pope, Vicar of Christ!"
his predecessor Innocent VIII, Alexander sired many children, baptized them
personally and officiated at their weddings in the Vatican.
He had ten
known illegitimate children (including the notorious Cesare and Lucrezia), by
his favorite mistress Vannoza Catanei.
When she faded, Borgia took the
15-year old Giulia Farnese.
Farnese obtained a Cardinal's red hat for
her brother who became Paul III.
1503 Julius II purchases the Papacy with his own private
He doesn't even pretend to be a Christian.
eventually eaten away by syphilis, sires a number of bastards.
1513 Under Leo X specific fines
are enumerated by the Roman Chancery for every imaginable crime.
deacon accused of murder could be absolved for 20 crowns.
indulgence was paid, he could not be prosecuted by civil authorities.
Leo X curses and
excommunicates Martin Luther.
"Leo X (Giovanni de Medici)
commissioned the Dominican friar Tetzel to sell indulgences which released one
Tetzel's famous refrain went, "As soon as the coin in
the coffer rings, a soul from purgatory springs!"
Pope Sixtus IV
charged Roman brothels a Church tax.
According to historian Will
Durant, in 1490 there were 6800 registered prostitutes in Rome.
declared that Rome was the only city run by bastards (the sons of Popes and
Cardinals)." - Mark Owen
Council of Trent states
that celibacy and virginity are superior to marriage.
Popes who had illegitimate children after
1139Innocent VIII 1484-1492 several children (not so innocent)
Alexander VI 1492-1503
several children (more than
Julius 1503-1513 3 daughters
Paul III 1534-1549 3
sons, 1 daughter
Pius IV 1559-1565 3 sons
Gregory XIII 1572-1585
1605 - 1621
Urban VIII 1623 -
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