Murdered Popes

For Almost 300 Years, 28 of the First 31 Consecutive Popes were Violently Murdered.

A hefty number of popes have perished violently over the centuries. The circumstances included beatings by envious husbands, martyrdom, and war. Many other popes have passed away in circumstances that some have interpreted as murder, but there is no concrete proof. But did you know how many popes were violently murdered? The pope’s role was …

For Almost 300 Years, 28 of the First 31 Consecutive Popes were Violently Murdered. Read More »