What did Pope Sixtus IV do?
Pope Sixtus IV (21 July 1414 – 12 August 1484), born Francesco della Rovere, was head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 9 August 1471 to his death. His accomplishments as pope included the construction of the Sistine Chapel and the creation of the Vatican Archives.
Who killed Pope Sixtus?
Pope Sixtus II As the pope was sitting in his episcopal chair addressing his congregation inside a Roman cemetery on August 6, 258, imperial troops stormed the liturgical service and beheaded the pontiff along with four deacons.
Who became pope after Pope Sixtus?
Pope Innocent VIII
|Pope Innocent VIII|
|Papacy began||29 August 1484|
|Papacy ended||25 July 1492|
Which pope excommunicated Florence?
Pope Sixtus IV
In the aftermath of the Pazzi conspiracy and the punishment of supporters of Pope Sixtus IV, the Medici and Florence earned the wrath of the Holy See, which seized all the Medici assets that Sixtus could find, excommunicated Lorenzo and the entire government of Florence, and ultimately put the entire Florentine city- …
Who was pope after Innocent VIII?
Pope Alexander VI
|Pope Alexander VI|
|Papacy began||11 August 1492|
|Papacy ended||18 August 1503|
Has any pope been assassinated?
Though no pope has been killed in recent times, there was an assassination attempt on Pope (now Saint) John Paul II in 1981. The attack was orchestrated by Mehmet Ali Ağca, who was aided by three accomplices. Mehmet Ali Ağca shot St. John Paul not only survived, but also went on to forgive his would-be assassin.
How many popes have been called innocent?
Pope Innocent I (401–417) Pope Innocent II (1130–1143) Pope Innocent III (1198–1216) Pope Innocent IV (1243–1254)
Who was the fattest Pope?
|Pope Clement IV|
|Birth name||Gui Foucois|
|Born||c. 23 November 1190 Saint-Gilles-du-Gard, Languedoc, Kingdom of France|
|Died||29 November 1268 (aged 78) Viterbo, Papal States|