Find out more about the greatest Italian Spiritual & Religious Leaders, including Pope John Paul I, Pope Paul VI, Pope John XXIII, Pope Pius XII and Pope Pius XI.
Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
26 September 1897
Pope
Pope John Paul IPope John Paul I
17 October 1912
Pope of Roman Catholic Church

Pope Pius XIIPope Pius XII
02 March 1876
Pope of Roman Catholic Church

Pope Gregory IPope Gregory I
0540 AD
Saint

Pope Leo XPope Leo X
11 December 1475
Pope

Benedict of NursiaBenedict of Nursia
02 March 0480
Saint
Pope Clement VIIPope Clement VII
26 May 1478
Pope

Pope John XXIIIPope John XXIII
25 November 1881
Pope

Clare of AssisiClare of Assisi
16 July 1194
Saint
Pope Pius XPope Pius X
02 June 1835
Head of the Catholic Church (1903-1914)

Pope Julius IIPope Julius II
05 December 1443
Pope
Pope Pius IXPope Pius IX
13 May 1792
Religious Leader

Agatha of SicilyAgatha of Sicily
0231 AD
Saint

Pope Leo XIIIPope Leo XIII
02 March 1810
Pope

John BoscoJohn Bosco
16 August 1815
Priest

Saint LucySaint Lucy
0283 AD
Saint
Pope Sixtus IVPope Sixtus IV
21 July 1414
Bishop of Rome

Pope Innocent IIIPope Innocent III
22 February 1161
Pope

Pope Clement IPope Clement I
0035 AD
Religious Leader

Pope Pius XIPope Pius XI
31 May 1857
Religious Leader

Pope John XIIPope John XII
0937 AD
Pope
Pope Leo IPope Leo I
0400 AD
Pope

Pope Gregory VIIPope Gregory VII
1020 AD
Religious Leader

Frances Xavier CabriniFrances Xavier Cabrini
15 July 1850
Nun

Pope Celestine VPope Celestine V
1215 AD
Pope
Pope Benedict XIIIPope Benedict XIII
02 February 1649
Servant of God

Pope Adrian IPope Adrian I
0700 AD
Bishop of Rome

St PaulSt Paul
0005 AD
Religious Preacher
St Francis of Assisi St Francis of Assisi
26 November 1182
Founder of the Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)

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Saint ValentineSaint Valentine
0226 AD
Saint
Saint CeciliaSaint Cecilia
0200 AD
Saint

Pope Boniface VIIIPope Boniface VIII
1230 AD
 

Pope LinusPope Linus
0010 AD
Pope

Augustine of CanterburyAugustine of Canterbury
Archbishop of Canterbury
Pope Paul IIIPope Paul III
29 February 1468
Pope
Cardinal MazarinCardinal Mazarin
14 July 1602
Cardinal

Henry Benedict StuartHenry Benedict Stuart
06 March 1725
Cardinal

Pope Innocent VIIIPope Innocent VIII
1432 AD
Pope

Pope Benedict IXPope Benedict IX
1012 AD
Pope
Dionysius ExiguusDionysius Exiguus
0470 AD
Monk

Pope Gregory XIIIPope Gregory XIII
07 January 1502
 

Pope Benedict XVPope Benedict XV
21 November 1854
Pope

Pope Gregory IXPope Gregory IX
1145 AD
 

Aloysius GonzagaAloysius Gonzaga
09 March 1568
Saint
Matteo RicciMatteo Ricci
06 October 1552
explorer, cartographer, writer, missionary,

Pope Damasus IIPope Damasus II
Pope
Pope Paul IIPope Paul II
23 February 1417
Pope

VitusVitus
0290 AD
Saint

Pope AnacletusPope Anacletus
Pope
Pope Pius VIIPope Pius VII
14 August 1742
Pope

Pope FormosusPope Formosus
0816 AD
Bishop of Rome
Pope Pius VPope Pius V
17 January 1504
Pope

Pope Victor IPope Victor I
Pope

Pope Leo IIIPope Leo III
0750 AD
Pope

Pope Pius IIPope Pius II
18 October 1405
Pope

Pope CorneliusPope Cornelius
Pope
Pope Urban VIIIPope Urban VIII
05 April 1568
Pope

Pope Alexander IIIPope Alexander III
1100 AD
 

Pope Pius VIPope Pius VI
25 December 1717
Pope

Pope Sixtus VPope Sixtus V
13 December 1521
Pope
Pope Gregory XVIPope Gregory XVI
18 September 1765
Pope

Paul of TarsusPaul of Tarsus
0005 AD
Saint
Pope Paul VPope Paul V
17 September 1550
Pope

Pope PontianPope Pontian
Pope

Pope Nicholas VPope Nicholas V
13 November 1397
Pope
Pope Benedict IVPope Benedict IV
Pope

Pio of PietrelcinaPio of Pietrelcina
25 May 1887
 
Pope Gregory XPope Gregory X
1210 AD
Pope

Pope Benedict XIVPope Benedict XIV
31 March 1675
Pope

Pope Pius IIIPope Pius III
09 May 1439
Pope
Catherine of GenoaCatherine of Genoa
05 April 1447
Saint

Pope Stephen VIPope Stephen VI
Pope
Antipope Paschal IIIAntipope Paschal III
1110 AD
Antipope

Pope Martin VPope Martin V
26 January 1369
Pope

Pope FabianPope Fabian
0200 AD
Pope

Pope Clement VIIIPope Clement VIII
24 February 1536
Pope
Pope Leo XIPope Leo XI
02 June 1535
Pope
Pope Innocent XPope Innocent X
06 May 1574
Pope

Angelo SodanoAngelo Sodano
23 November 1927
Diplomat, Theologian, Catholic priest

Pope ZacharyPope Zachary
0679 AD
Pope

Pope Sixtus IPope Sixtus I
0042 AD
Pope
Pope Paul IVPope Paul IV
28 June 1476
Pope

Pope Innocent XIPope Innocent XI
16 May 1611
Pope

Pope John VIIIPope John VIII
Bishop

Pope Alexander IIPope Alexander II
1000 AD
 

Pope Eugene IVPope Eugene IV
1383 AD
Pope
Pope Urban VIIPope Urban VII
04 August 1521
pope

Pope Julius IIIPope Julius III
19 September 1487
Pope
Pope Innocent IVPope Innocent IV
1195 AD
Pope

Pope AnicetusPope Anicetus
09 December 0092
Pope
Tarcisio BertoneTarcisio Bertone
02 December 1934
Catholic priest, Diplomat, University teacher
Peter ChrysologusPeter Chrysologus
0406 AD
Saint