Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Two Hundred Thirty-fourth Pope: Gregory XV - 0 comments

Gregory had a short two years as pope, but managed to canonize three very famous saints: Teresa of Avila, Ignatius Loyola, and Francis Xavier. He also was the last pope to set up rules for the punishment of witchcraft, and these were very light. The death penalty was reserved only for those witches who committed murder.


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