The Most Devilish Popes in History

Jun 15, 2017 at 12:56 pm |

Forgive them father, for they have sinned

The Papacy is the holiest office in the Catholic church and, thus, should be reserved for only the most holy among us, right? Not quite. While it might be true now that the Papacy is about religion first and foremost, that hasn’t always been the case.

In fact, for much of recorded history, the goings on in the Vatican were as much political as they were religious. Popes were installed by powerful families to bend to their whims, they bought the office, they used it to cover up lives of sin…

Here’s the most controversial men who have ever sat on the Chair of St. Peter.

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Source: Wikimedia Commons

Forgive me father…

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