Death of Scandal-Plagued Pope Clement XIII

Death of Scandal-Plagued Pope Clement XIII

Pope Clement XIII
Source: Wikipedia

Timeline of History

History Topics
Religious History

Pope Clement XIII dies. Pope Clement XIII spent much of his reign dealing with scandals involving the Jesuits and efforts by progressive political forces to reduce the power of the Catholic Church generally.

Whereas previous popes had some success in suppressing dissenting voices, Pope Clement XIII had much worse luck. By the end of his reign, the Jesuits had been entirely banished from Portugal, Spain, and France, all reliably Catholic nations.

User comments

There are no user comments for this item.

Ratings (the higher the better)
Interesting
Comment
    Please enter the security code.
 
 
Powered by JReviews

Today's Major Events

Munich's White Rose Resistance Group Prints and Distributes Anti-Nazi Leaflets
American Cardinals Meet with Pope John Paul II to Discuss Sex Abuse Crisis
Birth of German Historian Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, Creates Concept of 'Third Reich'