New Catholic Dictionary – Pope Anastasius IV

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Reigned from 9 July 1153 to 3 December 1154. Born in Rome, Italy; died there. He was Cardinalbishop of Sabina, and during his pontificate restored the Pantheon and ended the controversy over the archiepiscopal see of Magdeburg by recognizing Frederick Barbarossa’s candidate, Wichmann.

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  • “Pope Anastasius IV”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 August 2017. Web. 25 November 2017. <>