List of popes who died violently (It’s is more than you think!)

2017-08-12T09:54:35+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: |

List of popes who died violently (It's is more than you think!) Several Roman Catholic popes had violent deaths. The circumstances have ranged from martyrdom (Pope Stephen I) to war (Lucius II), to a beating by a jealous husband (Pope John XII). A number of other popes have died under circumstances that some believe to be murder, but for which definitive evidence has not been found.   Martyr popes In tradition, [...]