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Popes who were Africans

3. Pope Victor I Pope Victor I (died 199) was a bishop of Rome, and hence a pope, in the late second century. The dates of his tenure are uncertain, but one source states he became pope in 189 and gives the year of his death as 199. He was the first bishop of Rome born






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Top 8 Popes Who Died Violently

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08. Pope St Peter 13 October 64 A.D.   As the First Pope of the Universal Church, and incumbent leader of all Christians during the great persecution of the then Emperor Nero, Peter became the ire of the latter who despised Christians, blaming them for the Great Fire in Rome earlier. Nero ordered his arrest but






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List of Popes from Peter to Francis

Pope according to Wikipedia: The Pope (Latin: papa; from Greek: πάππας pappas, a child’s word for father) is the Bishop of Rome and the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church. The importance of the Roman bishop is largely derived from his role as the traditional successor to Saint Peter, to whom Jesus gave the keys






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Patron Saints for Chronic and Incurable Illnesses

Seeking the intercession of Saints has been a long standing tradition of the Church, we believe that these men, now glorified, possess a special place in the heart of God and since we are united with them in the One Body of Christ, we are affected by their prayers and life in God. We do






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