Pope Honorius II

Pope Honorius IIAlso known as

  • Lamberto Scannabecchi


Archdeacon of Bologna, Italy. Canon of the Lateran. Cardinalpriest. CardinalBishop of Ostia, Italy. Accompanied Pope Saint Gelasius II into exile. Through his efforts, Henry V was reconciled with the papacy at the Concordat of Worms. Chosen 163rd pope. Eliminated friction concerning the right of investiture by securing the German throne for Lothair of Supplinburg; Lothair renounced many of the ecclesiastical claims former kings had seized from the papacy. Honorius was forced to compromise with Roger of Sicily about lands bequeathed to the Holy See by William of Apulia.


Papal Ascension


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  • “Pope Honorius II“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 February 2019. Web. 1 March 2021. <>