A Dictionary of Popes
This papal who's who contains updated biographical accounts of all the popes from St Peter to Pope Benedict XVI. Arranged chronologically it provides a continuous history of the papacy as well as their irregularly elected rivals. It is fully indexed for quick reference and includes recommended further reading.
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