New Catholic Dictionary – Pope John V

Pope John VArticle

Reigned from 23 July 685 to 2 August 686. Born in Syria; died in Rome, Italy. While a deacon he represented the Apostolic See at the Sixth Æcumenical Council. A learned and energetic pope, he brought the Church of Sardinia into union with Rome, and gave many generous donations to the clergy and the poor.

MLA Citation

  • “Pope John V”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 August 2018. Web. 3 March 2021. <>