Pope John XVIII

Pope John XVIIIAlso known as

  • Phasianus


Son of a priest named Leo. 142nd pope, elected through the influence of John Crescentius during a period of political turmoil in Rome. Consented to the Roman Synod of 1007. Approved the establishment of the diocese of Bamberg, and the re-established of the diocese of Merseburg.


Papal Ascension


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Pope John XVIII“. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 July 2019. Web. 26 October 2021. <>