The Pope Who Said Putting a Corpse on Trial is Bad (Pope John IX)

Episode 43 · June 11th, 2020 · 11 mins 50 secs

About this Episode

Here we have a pope who condemned a predecessor who had dug up a dead pope and put his body on trial – no big deal. He also reigned longer than most of his immediate predecessors and successors – but was still only in office for 2 years. Times were tough in the late 9th Century.

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