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A Dark History: The Popes: Vice, Murder, and Corruption in the Vatican

A Dark History: The Popes: Vice, Murder, and Corruption in the Vatican

by Brenda Ralph Lewis

Publisher: Sterling
ISBN: 9781435132764
Pages: 256
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 7 Mb
Date posting: 2020-09-19
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From the string of popes who were poisoned, deposed, and mutilated by rivals for the papacy in the early middle ages, to the controversial neutrality of Pope Pius XII during World War II, A Dark History: The Popes reveals many of the scandals and secrets of the pontiffs, including: FORMOSUS (891–896) The rotting corpse of Formosus was dug up, put on trial by his successor, ...