Pope Innocent VI

Pope Innocent VIAlso known as

  • Etienne Aubert

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Bishop of Noyon, France. Bishop of Clermont, France. Cardinalpriest. Cardinalbishop of Ostia. Grand Penitentiary. Pope.

He banished luxury from the papal court, ordered visiting clergy to leave Avignon, France and return to their parishes or assignments, and demanded a return to proper discipline. He restored his authority in the Papal States. He renewed the privileges of the mendicant orders, patronized art, and was noted for his integrity and devotion.

Born

  • c.1287 near Pompadour, Limoges, France as Etienne Aubert

Papal Ascension

Died

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MLA Citation

  • “Pope Innocent VI“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 February 2019. Web. 22 September 2019. <>