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John VII - (705-707)

Saint Biography

John VII Very probably a Greek, John VII was elected to the papacy in 705 and built a papal home at the foot of the Palatine Hill, then in the Greek quarter of Rome. A restorer of churches, Read More

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(705-707).

The year of his birth is unknown; d. 18 October, 707. Few particulars of his life remain. Like many other popes during the period of Byzantine influence in Rome, John was a Greek. Sprung from a distinguished family, he was the son of Blatta and Plato. The ... Read More

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