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 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 Paul VIPope Paul VI
26 September 1897
Pope

Pope John XXIIIPope John XXIII
25 November 1881
Pope

Benedict of NursiaBenedict of Nursia
02 March 0480
Saint

Pope Julius IIPope Julius II
05 December 1443
Pope
Pope Leo XPope Leo X
11 December 1475
Pope

Pope Clement VIIPope Clement VII
26 May 1478
Pope

Saint LucySaint Lucy
0283 AD
Saint

Pope Pius IXPope Pius IX
13 May 1792
Religious Leader
John BoscoJohn Bosco
16 August 1815
Priest

Pope Pius XIPope Pius XI
31 May 1857
Religious Leader

Pope Clement IPope Clement I
0035 AD
Religious Leader

Pope Gregory VIIPope Gregory VII
1020 AD
Religious Leader
Pope Leo XIIIPope Leo XIII
02 March 1810
Pope

Agatha of SicilyAgatha of Sicily
0231 AD
Saint
Pope Sixtus IVPope Sixtus IV
21 July 1414
Bishop of Rome

Pope Benedict XIIIPope Benedict XIII
02 February 1649
Servant of God

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

Pope Celestine VPope Celestine V
1215 AD
 
Pope John XIIPope John XII
0937 AD
Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church

Catherine of SienaCatherine of Siena
25 March 1347
Philosopher

Pope Boniface VIIIPope Boniface VIII
1230 AD
 

Pope Gregory IPope Gregory I
0540 AD
 
Clare of AssisiClare of Assisi
16 July 1194
Saint
Pope Pius XPope Pius X
02 June 1835
Catholic priest

Saint ValentineSaint Valentine
0226 AD
Saint

Pope Innocent IIIPope Innocent III
22 February 1161
Pope

Saint CeciliaSaint Cecilia
Musician, Saint
Pope LinusPope Linus
0010 AD
Bishop of Rome, Pope

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Pope Martin IPope Martin I
21 June 0598
Pope

Aloysius GonzagaAloysius Gonzaga
09 March 1568
Aristocrat

Pope Adrian IPope Adrian I
0700 AD
 

Augustine of CanterburyAugustine of Canterbury
Archbishop of Canterbury
Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
16 August 1567
Theologian, Priest, Writer

Pope Leo IPope Leo I
0400 AD
Pope
Pope Benedict IXPope Benedict IX
1012 AD
 

Pope Leo IIIPope Leo III
0750 AD
Pope

Pope Paul IIIPope Paul III
29 February 1468
Pope
Matteo RicciMatteo Ricci
06 October 1552
explorer, cartographer, writer, missionary,

Pope Alexander IIIPope Alexander III
1100 AD
 
Pope FormosusPope Formosus
0816 AD
 

Philip NeriPhilip Neri
21 July 1515
Saint

VitusVitus
0290 AD
Saint

Pope Pius VPope Pius V
1504 AD
Saint, Pope

Pope Benedict XVPope Benedict XV
21 November 1854
Pope
Pope Gregory XIIIPope Gregory XIII
07 January 1502
 

Antipope John XXIIIAntipope John XXIII
1365 AD
Saint

Dionysius ExiguusDionysius Exiguus
0470 AD
Monk

Angelo SodanoAngelo Sodano
23 November 1927
Diplomat, Theologian, Catholic priest
Pope AnacletusPope Anacletus
0025 AD
 

Pope Pius VIIPope Pius VII
14 August 1742
Pope
Pope Urban VIIIPope Urban VIII
05 April 1568
Diplomat, Cleric, Catholic priest

Pope Paul IIPope Paul II
23 February 1417
Pope

Pope Victor IPope Victor I
Bishop of Rome
Pope Stephen VIPope Stephen VI
Pope

Pope Pius IIPope Pius II
18 October 1405
Catholic priest, Diplomat, Writer, University
Pope Innocent VIIIPope Innocent VIII
1432 AD
Pope

Paul of TarsusPaul of Tarsus
0005 AD
Saint

Pope Gelasius IPope Gelasius I
 
Pope FabianPope Fabian
0200 AD
 

Pope Pius VIPope Pius VI
25 December 1717
Pope
Pope Sixtus VPope Sixtus V
13 December 1521
Pope

Pope Gregory IXPope Gregory IX
1145 AD
 

Pope Urban VIIPope Urban VII
04 August 1521
Pope

Pope Innocent XPope Innocent X
06 May 1574
Catholic priest, Diplomat
Pope Innocent IVPope Innocent IV
1195 AD
Catholic priest
Tarcisio BertoneTarcisio Bertone
02 December 1934
Catholic priest, Diplomat, University teacher

Pope Alexander IPope Alexander I
10 January 0075
 

Pope Julius IIIPope Julius III
10 September 1487
Pope

Pope Benedict XIVPope Benedict XIV
31 March 1675
 
Peter DamianPeter Damian
1007 AD
monk, diplomat, Catholic priest, philosopher

Pope Pius IPope Pius I
07 September 0081
Bishop of Rome, Pope

Pope Gregory XVIPope Gregory XVI
18 September 1765
 

Pope Sixtus IPope Sixtus I
0042 AD
Pope

Pope Alexander VIIPope Alexander VII
13 February 1599
Diplomat, Cleric, Catholic priest
Pope Martin VPope Martin V
1369 AD
Pope

Pope Callixtus IPope Callixtus I
 
Pope Eugene IIIPope Eugene III
 

Pope Innocent XIPope Innocent XI
16 May 1611
Pope

Pope Leo XIPope Leo XI
02 June 1535
Pope
Pope Gregory XPope Gregory X
1210 AD
 

Pope Pius IIIPope Pius III
29 May 1439
Catholic priest
Pope Nicholas VPope Nicholas V
1397 AD
Pope

Pope Paul VPope Paul V
17 September 1550
Pope

Pope Alexander IVPope Alexander IV
1199 AD
Catholic priest

Pope Alexander IIPope Alexander II
1000 AD
 
Pope ZacharyPope Zachary
0679 AD
Pope

Pope Stephen IIPope Stephen II
0714 AD
Pope
Pope Nicholas IIIPope Nicholas III
1225 AD
Pope

Pio of PietrelcinaPio of Pietrelcina
25 May 1887
 
Pope Innocent IIPope Innocent II
1100 AD
Pope

Catherine of BolognaCatherine of Bologna
08 September 1413
painter
Pope CorneliusPope Cornelius
0200 AD