Unusual moments in papal history

POSTED: 09:56 AM PST Feb 11, 2013    UPDATED: 12:11 PM PDT Apr 25, 2014 

On Saturday, Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II will both be named saints. In light of their canonization, take a look back at a few of the notable, unusual and surprising moments throughout papal history.

Pope Moments - John VII
8 / 24

Pope John VII (705-707) -- The death of Pope John VII in October 707 remains somewhat of a mystery. His cause of death is officially "unknown," but it is said he was beaten to death by the enraged husband of a woman he was sleeping with who caught them in the act.


The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus

Most Popular