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Before the great schism between the Orthodox and the Catholic church, Rome and Constantinople were in relatively good relations. From the early Christian era until the 8th century various Greek popes were elected in Rome. Pre-537 Pope Telesphorus (126--137) Pope Hyginus (138--140) Pope Eleuterus (174--189) Pope Anterus (235--236) Pope Sixtus II (257--258) Pope Dionysius (259--268) 537--753 Pope Boniface III (607) Pope Theodore I (642--649) Pope Agatho (678--681) Pope John VI (701--705) Pope John VII (705--707) Pope Zachary (741--752) Also another Greek Catholic Pope was Alexander V Pope of Pisa but was declared as an Antipope by the catholic church during the western schism. Also Pope Julius II and Pope Innocent VIII (15th-16th) were possibly of Greek and Italian origins. See also en.wikipedia.org


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