The Last Pope to Write about Witches (Pope Gregory XV)

Episode 57 · October 29th, 2020 · 11 mins 50 secs

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This pope was old and sick when he got elected, and wasn’t in office for all that long. But he wasn’t about to let any younger whipper snappers outdo him in energy or productivity. Oh, he also made the founder of the Jesuits a saint, and wrote the last document from a pope about when certain someones could or could not be burned at the stake.

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