The Pope Who Baptized Coffee (Clement VIII)

Episode 49 · August 14th, 2020 · 12 mins 38 secs

About this Episode

Our pope this week had barely been a priest 10 years before being elected at age 55, had one of Catholicism’s great Renaissance saints as his confessor for 3 decades and, oh yeah, he’s the one who brought coffee to the Western World.

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