Tag Archives: Popes behaving badly

October 5, 1607

On October 5, 1607 Pope Paul V sent secret assassins to Venice to kill the Venetian statesman and scientist Paolo Sarpi. Why? Was it because he had invented a secret death ray using a huge magnifying glass capable of sinking… Continue reading

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May 14, 964

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 964 AD Pope John XII was beaten to death by a jealous husband who came home way too soon and found the Pope in bed with his wife. This was the second time a … Continue reading

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October 18, 707

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 707 AD Pope John VII was bludgeoned to death by a cuckolded husband while he was engaged in coitus with the offended man’s wife. He was buried in the Chapel of the Blessed Virgin … Continue reading

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