The First Assassinated Pope (John VIII)

Episode 67 · February 23rd, 2021 · 12 mins 38 secs

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He was one of the last solid pontiffs before perhaps the darkest time in the history of the papacy. He held off the Muslim Army as long as he could, spent way too long looking for new emperors, was a patron of one of the Church’s greatest evangelists, and sadly was the first Bishop of Rome in history to meet a certain kind of sordid end.

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