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 Leo XPope Leo X
11 December 1475
Pope
Pope Clement VIIPope Clement VII
26 May 1478
Pope

Pope John Paul IPope John Paul I
17 October 1912
Pope of Roman Catholic Church

Pope Sixtus IVPope Sixtus IV
21 July 1414
Bishop of Rome

Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
26 September 1897
Pope

Pope Pius XIIPope Pius XII
02 March 1876
Pope of Roman Catholic Church
Pope John XXIIIPope John XXIII
25 November 1881
Pope

Pope Julius IIPope Julius II
05 December 1443
Pope

Pope Pius IXPope Pius IX
13 May 1792
Religious Leader
Pope Gregory IPope Gregory I
0540 AD
Saint

Benedict of NursiaBenedict of Nursia
02 March 0480
Saint

Pope Celestine VPope Celestine V
1215 AD
Pope

Pope Leo XIIIPope Leo XIII
02 March 1810
Pope

Pope Innocent IIIPope Innocent III
22 February 1161
Pope

Pope Pius XPope Pius X
02 June 1835
Head of the Catholic Church (1903-1914)
Pope Clement IPope Clement I
0035 AD
Religious Leader

Saint LucySaint Lucy
0283 AD
Saint

Pope Pius XIPope Pius XI
31 May 1857
Religious Leader

John BoscoJohn Bosco
16 August 1815
Priest
Clare of AssisiClare of Assisi
16 July 1194
Saint

Pope Gregory VIIPope Gregory VII
1020 AD
Religious Leader

Pope Leo IPope Leo I
0400 AD
Pope

Agatha of SicilyAgatha of Sicily
0231 AD
Saint
Frances Xavier CabriniFrances Xavier Cabrini
15 July 1850
Nun

Pope Benedict XIIIPope Benedict XIII
02 February 1649
Servant of God
St PaulSt Paul
0005 AD
Religious Preacher

Pope Adrian IPope Adrian I
0700 AD
Bishop of Rome

St Francis of Assisi St Francis of Assisi
26 November 1182
Founder of the Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
Pope Innocent VIIIPope Innocent VIII
1432 AD
Pope

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Pope Boniface VIIIPope Boniface VIII
1230 AD
 
Augustine of CanterburyAugustine of Canterbury
Archbishop of Canterbury

Saint ValentineSaint Valentine
0226 AD
Saint

Pope LinusPope Linus
0010 AD
Bishop of Rome, Pope

Saint CeciliaSaint Cecilia
Musician, Saint
Pope John XIIPope John XII
0937 AD
Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church
Pope Paul IIIPope Paul III
29 February 1468
Pope

Pope Benedict IXPope Benedict IX
1012 AD
 

Dionysius ExiguusDionysius Exiguus
0470 AD
Monk

Pope Pius VPope Pius V
17 January 1504
Pope
Aloysius GonzagaAloysius Gonzaga
09 March 1568
Saint

Henry Benedict StuartHenry Benedict Stuart
06 March 1725
Cardinal

Pope Paul IIPope Paul II
23 February 1417
Pope

Pope Benedict XVPope Benedict XV
21 November 1854
Pope

Pope Gregory XIIIPope Gregory XIII
07 January 1502
 
Matteo RicciMatteo Ricci
06 October 1552
explorer, cartographer, writer, missionary,

Pope Leo XIPope Leo XI
02 June 1535
Pope
Pope Pius VIIPope Pius VII
14 August 1742
Pope

Pope Leo IIIPope Leo III
0750 AD
Pope

VitusVitus
0290 AD
Saint
Pope Victor IPope Victor I
Pope

Pope AnacletusPope Anacletus
0025 AD
 
Pope Pius IIIPope Pius III
09 May 1439
Pope

Pope FormosusPope Formosus
0816 AD
 

Pope Sixtus VPope Sixtus V
13 December 1521
Pope

Pope Pius VIPope Pius VI
25 December 1717
Pope

Pope Pius IIPope Pius II
18 October 1405
Pope
Paul of TarsusPaul of Tarsus
0005 AD
Saint

Pope Alexander IIIPope Alexander III
1100 AD
 

Pope Gregory IXPope Gregory IX
1145 AD
 

Pope Urban VIIIPope Urban VIII
05 April 1568
Pope
Antipope Paschal IIIAntipope Paschal III
1110 AD
Antipope

Pope Nicholas VPope Nicholas V
13 November 1397
Pope
Pope Gregory XVIPope Gregory XVI
18 September 1765
Pope

Pope Martin VPope Martin V
26 January 1369
Pope

Pope Pius IVPope Pius IV
31 March 1499
Pope
Pope Eugene IVPope Eugene IV
1383 AD
Pope

Angelo SodanoAngelo Sodano
23 November 1927
Diplomat, Theologian, Catholic priest
Pope Gregory XPope Gregory X
1210 AD
Pope

Pope Benedict XIVPope Benedict XIV
31 March 1675
Pope

Pope Alexander IPope Alexander I
10 January 0075
 
Pope Stephen VIPope Stephen VI
Pope

Tarcisio BertoneTarcisio Bertone
02 December 1934
Catholic priest, Diplomat, University teacher
Pope FabianPope Fabian
0200 AD
Pope

Pope Sixtus IPope Sixtus I
0042 AD
Pope

Pope ZacharyPope Zachary
0679 AD
Pope

Pope Innocent XPope Innocent X
06 May 1574
Pope
Pope Martin IPope Martin I
21 June 0598
Pope
Pope Paul VPope Paul V
17 September 1550
Pope

Pope Paul IVPope Paul IV
28 June 1476
Pope

Pope Julius IPope Julius I
0280 AD
Pope

Pope Julius IIIPope Julius III
19 September 1487
Pope
Pope Clement VIIIPope Clement VIII
24 February 1536
Pope

Pope Innocent XIPope Innocent XI
16 May 1611
Pope

Pope Nicholas IIIPope Nicholas III
1225 AD
Pope

Pope Gregory XIIPope Gregory XII
13 May 1326
 

Pope Alexander IIPope Alexander II
1000 AD
 
Pope Innocent IVPope Innocent IV
1195 AD
Pope

Pope Stephen IIPope Stephen II
0714 AD
Pope
Pope John VIIIPope John VIII
Pope

Pope Alexander VIIPope Alexander VII
13 February 1599
Pope
Pope Alexander IVPope Alexander IV
1199 AD
Catholic priest
Pope HilariusPope Hilarius
0400 AD
Pope