New Catholic Dictionary – Pope Innocent X

Pope Innocent XArticle

Reigned from 15 September 1644 to 7 January 1655. Born on 6 May 1574 in Rome, Italy as Giambattista Pamfili; died there on 7 January 1655. He was a cardinal-priest, a member of the congregations of the Council of Trent, the Inquisition, and Jurisdiction and Immunity. As pope he condemed five propositions of Jansenius, aided Venice against the Turks with subsidies, and came in conflict with the Duke of Parma, and Cardinal Mazarin in France.

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