New Catholic Dictionary – Blessed Pope Innocent V

[the coat of arms of Pope Blessed Innocent V]

Reigned in 1276. Born c.1225 in Tarentaise, France as Petrus a Tarentasia; died in 1276 in Rome, Italy. Dominican, theologian. Archbishop of Lyons. CardinalBishop of Ostia. He was known, prior to his election, as the “most famous doctor.” The author of several works on philosophy, theology, and canon law, he sought to bring about peace between the Guelphs and the Ghibellines, Pisa and Lucca, Rudolph of Hapsburg and Charles of Anjou. At the second Council of Lyons he endeavored to consolidate the union of the Greeks with Rome. Beatified in 1898. Feast, 22 June; Rome.

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Pope Innocent V”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 October 2012. Web. 28 May 2017. <>