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Theodore II - (897)

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Pope for 20 days in November, 897, Theodore was born and died in Rome. He validated the ordinations of Formosus and reburied his body in St. Peter's. The cause ... Read More

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Son of Photius. His pontificate lasted only twenty days; neither the date of his birth nor of his accession to the papacy is known; it is probable that he was pope during December 897. He reinstated in synod the clerics who had been degraded by Stephen (VI) VII , ordered the burning of the Read More


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