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Complete Chronological List of Popes
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List of Popes
We have presented the complete List of Popes in two sections to ease fast and accurate search for information. A Complete Chronological List of Popes and another Chronological list of Popes according to the century in which they served. The List of Popes contains facts about who was the first Pope, second Pope and so on. The List of Popes covers facts about their order of papal election and their term in office. A list of popes through the ages, past popes and the last elected Pope. The title of Pope denotes the Bishop of Rome, who, in virtue of his position as successor of St. Peter, is the chief pastor of the whole of the Roman Catholic Church. Popes are elected by the College of Cardinals meeting in Conclave when the Apostolic See falls vacant. The Cardinals take an oath when they first enter the Conclave that they will follow the papal rules and that they will maintain absolute secrecy about the voting process. The penalty for making any disclosure is automatic  excommunication.


Complete List of Names of Popes

 Names of PopesYear ElectedYear Ended
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5
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8
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101
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
120
121
122
123
124
125
126
127
128
129
130
131
132
133
134
135
136
137
138
139
140
141
142
143
144
145
146
147
148
149
150
151
152
153
154
155
156
157
157
159
160
161
162
163
164
165
166
167
168
169
170
171
172
173
174
175
176
177
178
179
180
181
182
183
184
185
186
187
188
189
190
191
192
193
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199
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201
202
203
204
205
206
207
208
209
210
211
212
213
214
215
216
217
218
219
220
221
222
223
224
225
226
227
228
229
230
231
232
233
234
235
236
237
238
239
240
241
242
243
244
245
246
248
248
249
250
251
253
253
254
255
256
257
258
259
260
261
262
263
264
265
St. Peter
St. Linus
St. Anacletus (Cletus)
St. Clement I
St. Evaristus
St. Alexander I
St. Sixtus I (also called Xystus I)
St. Telesphorus
St. Hyginus
St. Pius I
St. Anicetus
St. Soter
St. Eleutherius
St. Victor I
St. Zephyrinus
St. Callistus I
St. Urban I
St. Pontain
St. Anterus
St. Fabian
St. Cornelius
St. Lucius I
St. Stephen I
St. Sixtus II
St. Dionysius
St. Felix I
St. Eutychian
St. Caius (also called Gaius)
St. Marcellinus
St. Marcellus I
St. Eusebius
St. Miltiades
St. Sylvester I
St. Marcus
St. Julius I
Liberius
St. Damasus I
St. Siricius
St. Anastasius I
St. Innocent I
St. Zosimus
St. Boniface I
St. Celestine I
St. Sixtus III
St. Leo I (the Great)
St. Hilarius
St. Simplicius
St. Felix III (II)
St. Gelasius I
Anastasius II
St. Symmachus
St. Hormisdas
St. John I
St. Felix IV (III)
Boniface II
John II
St. Agapetus I (also called Agapitus I)
St. Silverius
Vigilius
Pelagius I
John III
Benedict I
Pelagius II
St. Gregory I (the Great)
Sabinian
Boniface III
St. Boniface IV
St. Deusdedit (Adeodatus I)
Boniface V
Honorius I
Severinus
John IV
Theodore I
St. Martin I
St. Eugene I
St. Vitalian
Adeodatus (II)
Donus
St. Agatho
St. Leo II
St. Benedict II
John V
Conon
St. Sergius I
John VI
John VII
Sisinnius
Constantine
St. Gregory II
St. Gregory III
St. Zachary
Stephen II. (died before being consecrated)
Stephen III
St. Paul I
Stephen IV
Adrian I
St. Leo III
Stephen V
St. Paschal I
Eugene II
Valentine
Gregory IV
Sergius II
St. Leo IV
Benedict III
St. Nicholas I (the Great)
Adrian II
John VIII
Marinus I
St. Adrian III
Stephen VI
Formosus
Boniface VI
Stephen VII
Romanus
Theodore II
John IX
Benedict IV
Leo V
Sergius III
Anastasius III
Lando
John X
Leo VI
Stephen VIII
John XI
Leo VII
Stephen IX
Marinus II
Agapetus II
John XII
Leo VIII
Benedict V
John XIII
Benedict VI
Benedict VII
John XIV
John XV
Gregory V
Sylvester II
John XVII
John XVIII
Sergius IV
Benedict VIII
John XIX
Benedict IX
Sylvester III
Benedict IX
Gregory VI
Clement II
Benedict IX
Damasus II
St. Leo IX
Victor II
Stephen X
Nicholas II
Alexander II
St. Gregory VII
Blessed Victor III
Blessed Urban II
Paschal II
Gelasius II
Callistus II
Honorius II
Innocent II
Celestine II
Lucius II
Blessed Eugene III
Anastasius IV
Adrian IV
Alexander III
Lucius III
Urban III
Gregory VIII
Clement III
Celestine III
Innocent III
Honorius III
Gregory IX
Celestine IV
Innocent IV
Alexander IV
Urban IV
Clement IV
Blessed Gregory X
Blessed Innocent V
Adrian V
John XXI
Nicholas III
Martin IV
Honorius IV
Nicholas IV
St. Celestine V
Boniface VIII
Blessed Benedict XI
Clement V
John XXII
Benedict XII
Clement VI
Innocent VI
Blessed Urban V
Gregory XI
Urban VI
Boniface IX
Innocent VII
Gregory XII
Martin V
Eugene IV
Nicholas V
Callistus III
Pius II
Paul II
Sixtus IV
Innocent VIII
Alexander VI
Pius III
Julius II
Leo X
Adrian VI
Clement VII
Paul III
Julius III
Marcellus II
Paul IV
Pius IV
St. Pius V
Gregory XIII
Sixtus V
Urban VII
Gregory XIV
Innocent IX
Clement VIII
Leo XI
Paul V
Gregory XV
Urban VIII (-)
Innocent X (-)
Alexander VII
Clement IX
Clement X
Blessed Innocent XI
Alexander VIII
Innocent XII
Clement XI
Innocent XIII
Benedict XIII
Clement XII
Benedict XIV
Clement XIII
Clement XIV
Pius VI
Pius VII
Leo XII
Pius VIII
Gregory XVI
Ven. Pius IX
Leo XIII
St. Pius X
Benedict XV
Pius XI
Pius XII
John XXIII
Paul VI
John Paul I
John Paul II
Benedict XVI
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67
76
88
97
105
115
125
136
140
155
166
175
189
199
217
222
230
235
236
251
253
254
257
260
269
275
283
296
308
309
311
314
336
337
352
366
384
399
401
417
418
422
432
440
461
468
483
492
496
498
514
523
526
530
533
535
536
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556
561
575
579
590
604
607
608
615
619
625
640
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642
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655
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672
676
678
682
684
685
686
687
701
705
708
708
715
731
741
752
752
757
767
772
795
816
817
824
827
827
844
847
855
858
867
872
882
884
885
891
896
896
897
897
898
900
903
904
911
913
914
928
929
931
936
939
942
946
955
963
964
965
973
974
983
985
996
999
1003
1003
1009
1012
1024
1032
1045
1045
1045
1046
1047
1048
1049
1055
1057
1058
1061
1073
1086
1088
1099
1118
1119
1124
1130
1143
1144
1145
1153
1154
1159
1181
1185
1187
1187
1191
1198
1216
1227
1241
1243
1254
1261
1265
1271
1276
1276
1276
1277
1281
1285
1288
1294
1294
1303
1305
1316
1334
1342
1352
1362
1370
1378
1389
1406
1406
1417
1431
1447
1445
1458
1464
1471
1484
1492
1503
1503
1513
1522
1523
1534
1550
1555
1555
1559
1566
1572
1585
1590
1590
1591
1592
1605
1605
1621
1623
1644
1655
1667
1670
1676
1689
1691
1700
1721
1724
1730
1740
1758
1769
1775
1800
1823
1829
1831
1846
1878
1903
1914
1922
1939
1958
1963
1978
1978
1978
2005
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88
97
105
115
125
136
140
155
166
175
189
199
217
222
230
235
236
250
253
254
257
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268
274
283
296
304
309
310
314
335
336
352
366
383
399
401
417
418
422
432
440
461
468
483
492
496
498
514
523
526
530
532
535
536
537
555
561
574
579
590
604
606
607
615
618
625
638
640
642
649
655
657
672
676
678
681
683
685
686
687
701
705
707
708
715
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741
752
752
757
767
772
795
816
817
824
827
827
844
847
855
858
867
872
882
884
885
891
896
896
897
897
897
900
903
903
911
913
914
928
928
931
935
939
942
46
955
963
964
964
972
974
983
984
996
999
1003
1003
1009
1012
1024
1032
1045
1045
1045
1046
1047
1048
1048
1054
1057
1058
1061
1073
1085
1087
1099
1118
1119
1124
1130
1143
1144
1145
1153
1154
1159
1181
1185
1187
1187
1191
1198
1216
1227
1241
1241
1254
1261
1264
1268
1276
1276
1276
1277
1280
1285
1287
1292
1294
1303
1304
1314
1334
1342
1352
1362
1370
1378
1389
1404
1406
1415
1431
1447
1455
1458
1464
1471
1484
1492
1503
1503
1513
1521
1523
1534
1549
1555
1555
1559
1565
1572
1585
1590
1590
1591
1591
1605
1605
1621
1623
1644
1655
1667
1669
1676
1689
1691
1700
1721
1724
1730
1740
1758
1769
1774
1799
1823
1829
1830
1846
1878
1903
1914
1922
1939
1958
1963
1978
1978
1978
2005
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Complete Chronological List of Popes

The above List of Catholic Popes contains facts about who was the first Roman Catholic Pope, second Pope and so on. The complete List of Popes covers facts about their order of election and their term in office. The title of Pope denotes the Bishop of Rome, who, in virtue of his position as
successor of St. Peter, is the chief pastor of the whole of the Roman Catholic Church. Popes are elected by the College of Cardinals meeting in Conclave when the Apostolic See falls vacant. The Cardinals take an oath when they first enter the Conclave that they will follow the papal rules and that they will maintain absolute secrecy about the voting process. The penalty for making any disclosure is automatic  excommunication.


Interesting Facts about and List of Popes

The title of Pope denotes the Bishop of Rome, who, in virtue of his position as
successor of St. Peter, is the chief pastor of the whole of the Roman Catholic Church. Popes are elected by the College of Cardinals meeting in Conclave when the Apostolic See falls vacant. The Cardinals take an oath when they first enter the Conclave that they will follow the papal rules and that they will maintain absolute secrecy about the voting process. The penalty for making any disclosure is automatic  excommunication.
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