LIST OF POPES (According to Catholics).

Introduction:

As far as I presently understand according to Orthodoxy the first Bishop of Rome was St Linus, and he was a disciple of, and was ordained by, Saint Paul. It may be that saying "The first Patriarch of Rome was Saint Paul" is too provocative to the Catholics. but if Paul ordained him we are talking here about the founding Patriarch (Father) not bishop (is an Apostle really synonymous with a bishop?)  so maybe this is one reason why you never see an Orthodox list of "Patriarchs of Rome".

It would also mean they had to explain which so called "Pope" type figures first introduced (potential anachronism) things like "infant sprinkling" and "stopping chrismation" and if by the time of  152)  St. Leo IX (1049-54) and the Great Schism he was supposedly even still considered a bishop at all. Where the bishops after him all Apostates? Thus the entire hand-me-down lineage was broken and thus lost forever in their theology?

Which Pope introduced Purgatory? Thus the Orthodox do not do entire complete lists of all the "Patriarchs of Rome" with the excuse "They are not part of the Eastern Church" yet they say they were up until the 1054 Schism. Putting a list would involve explaining why the Patriarchs of Rome were still Patriarchs at all according to Orthodoxy, and if Orthodoxy want to say it was the Orthodox who excommunicated Leo IXth not vice versa, and was he even considered a bishop by that time?

Or do they claim all the things that characterize Catholic doctrine evolved after the schism? Answering these questions and compiling "A List of Patriarchs of Rome - According to Orthodoxy" with footnotes would risk refuting their own religion by the inbuilt contradictions that would appear by extensively inserted explanatory notes, and this explains why the normally meticulous theology of Eastern Orthodoxy about lists of Patriarchs vanishes into a puff of smoke when it comes to one of their own so called Pentarchy.  It is a bit like them claiming to be the greatest experts in the world on something, then refusing to answer questions on an entire 5th of the questions on a subject. 

Prophecy:

The prophecy about Judas losing his ministry states:

"For it is written in the book of Psalms, Let his habitation be desolate, and let no man dwell therein: and his bishoprick let another take."

Acts 1:20

Psalm 69:25

Psalm 109:8.

It seems clear Peter's "idea" to cast lots was his own invention, and the natural God given replacement for Judas was St. Paul. St. Paul being in the stead of Judas, and being said by Orthodoxy to be the founding Patriarch of Rome, means the Pope is in the line of the replacement for Judas, and like the seed of Judas the Popes have been, as the sacking of Constantinople, the Inquisition, other barbarous Crusades. the Conquistadores, the Spanish Armada, heretic burning, witch burning and more prove. Just exactly how does Linus get in effect "double ordained" and become a "double apostolic succession" candidate from Peter and Paul? Their house of cards falls apart.

1st Century.

Orthodoxy:

1) St, Paul (founding Patriarch).

(Apostle to the Gentiles)

Catholics:

1)  St. Peter (32-67).. (founding Father and first Pope)

(Apostle to the circumcision)

Saint Peters jurisdiction according to Catholics (not at all that proposed by Orthodoxy, and notice his successors are all totally different too, showing how both sides can "make up" {forge} their own ecclesiastical history at will.).

2)  St. Linus (67-76).

3)  St. Anacletus (Cletus) (76-88).

4)  St. Clement I (88-97).

5)  St. Evaristus (97-105).

2nd Century.

5)  St. Evaristus (97-105).

6)  St. Alexander I (105-115).

7)  St. Sixtus I (115-125) Also called Xystus I.

8)  St. Telesphorus (125-136).

9)  St. Hyginus (136-140).

10)  St. Pius I (140-155).

11)  St. Anicetus (155-166).

12)  St. Soter (166-175).

13)  St. Eleutherius (175-189).

14)  St. Victor I (189-199).

15)  St. Zephyrinus (199-217).

3rd Century.

15)  St. Zephyrinus (199-217).

16)  St. Callistus I (217-22) Callistus and the following three popes were opposed by St. Hippolytusantipope (217-236).

17)  St. Urban I (222-30).

18)  St. Pontain (230-35).

19)  St. Anterus (235-36).

20)  St. Fabian (236-50).

21)  St. Cornelius (251-53) Opposed by Novatianantipope (251),

22)  St. Lucius I (253-54).

23)  St. Stephen I (254-257).

24)  St. Sixtus II (257-258).

25)  St. Dionysius (260-268).

26)  St. Felix I (269-274).

27)  St. Eutychian (275-283).

 

28)  St. Caius (283-296) Also called Gaius.

 

29)  St. Marcellinus (296-304).

4th Century.

29)  St. Marcellinus (296-304).

 

30)  St. Marcellus I (308-309). Emperor Constantine 306-337

 

31)  St. Eusebius (309 or 310).  Emperor Constantine 306-337

 

32)  St. Miltiades (311-14).         Emperor Constantine 306-337

33)  St. Sylvester I (314-35).      Emperor Constantine 306-337

 

34)  St. Marcus (336).                Emperor Constantine 306-337

35)  ​St. Julius I (337-52).           Emperor Constantine 306-337

 

36)  Liberius (352-66) Opposed by Felix IIantipope (355-365).

 

37)  St. Damasus I (366-84) Opposed by Ursicinus, antipope (366-367).

 

38)  St. Siricius (384-99).

 

39)  St. Anastasius I (399-401).

5th Century.

39)  St. Anastasius I (399-401).

 

40)  St. Innocent I (401-17).

 

41)  ​St. Zosimus (417-18).

 

42)  ​St. Boniface I (418-22) Opposed by Eulalius, antipope (418-419).

 

43)  St. Celestine I (422-32).

 

44)  St. Sixtus III (432-40).

Orthodox/Oriental Schism of 451: mentioned as I presume the Oriental Orthodox church deny the apostolic line of Bishops that proceeded from the date 451 AD? And have their own lines of "true apostolic bishops" (?).The break in communion between the various Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox churches did not occur suddenly, but rather gradually over 2-3 centuries following the Council of Chalcedon

 

​45)  St. Leo I (the Great) (440-61).

 

46)  St. Hilarius (461-68).

 

47)  St. Simplicius (468-83).

 

48)  St. Felix III (II) (483-92).

 

49)  St. Gelasius I (492-96).

 

50)  Anastasius II (496-98).

51)  St. Symmachus (498-514) Opposed by Laurentius, antipope (498-501).

6th Century.

51)  St. Symmachus (498-514) Opposed by Laurentius, antipope (498-501).

52)  St. Hormisdas (514-23).

53)  St. John I (523-26).

54)  St. Felix IV (III) (526-30),

55)  Boniface II (530-32) Opposed by Dioscorusantipope (530),

56)  John II (533-35).

57)  St. Agapetus I (535-36) Also called Agapitus I.

58)  St. Silverius (536-37).

59)  Vigilius (537-55).

60)  Pelagius I (556-61).

61)  John III (561-74).

62)  Benedict I (575-79).

63)  Pelagius II (579-90).

64)  St. Gregory I (the Great) (590-604).

7th Century.

64)  St. Gregory I (the Great) (590-604).

65)  Sabinian (604-606).

66)  Boniface III (607).

67)  St. Boniface IV (608-15).

68)  St. Deusdedit (Adeodatus I) (615-18).

69)  Boniface V (619-25).

70)  Honorius I (625-38).

71)  Severinus (640).

72)  John IV (640-42).

73)  Theodore I (642-49).

74)  St. Martin I (649-55).

75)  St. Eugene I (655-57).

76)  St. Vitalian (657-72).

77)  Adeodatus (II) (672-76).

78)  Donus (676-78).

79)  St. Agatho (678-81).

80)  St. Leo II (682-83).

81)  St. Benedict II (684-85).

82)  John V (685-86).

83)  Conon (686-87).

84)  St. Sergius I (687-701) Opposed by Theodore and Paschal, antipopes (687).

8th Century.

84)  St. Sergius I (687-701) Opposed by Theodore and Paschal, antipopes (687).

85)  John VI (701-05).

86)  John VII (705-07).

87)  Sisinnius (708).

88)  Constantine (708-15).

89)  St. Gregory II (715-31).

90)  St. Gregory III (731-41).

91)  St. Zachary (741-52) Stephen II followed Zachary, but because he died before being consecrated, modern lists omit him.

92)  Stephen II (III) (752-57).

93)  St. Paul I (757-67).

94)  Stephen III (IV) (767-72) Opposed by Constantine II (767) and Philip (768), antipopes (767).

95)  Adrian I (772-95).

96)  St. Leo III (795-816).

9th Century.

96)  St. Leo III (795-816).

97)  Stephen IV (V) (816-17).

98)  St. Paschal I (817-24).

99)  Eugene II (824-27).

100)  Valentine (827).

101)  Gregory IV (827-44).

102)  Sergius II (844-47) Opposed by John, antipope .

103)  St. Leo IV (847-55).

104)  Benedict III (855-58) Opposed by Anastasiusantipope (855).

105)  St. Nicholas I (the Great) (858-67).

106)  Adrian II (867-72).

107)  John VIII (872-82).

108)  Marinus I (882-84).

109)  St. Adrian III (884-85).

110)  Stephen V (VI) (885-91).

111)  Formosus (891-96).

112)  Boniface VI (896).

113)  Stephen VI (VII) (896-97).

114)  Romanus (897).

115)  Theodore II (897).

116)  John IX (898-900).

10th Century.

117)  Benedict IV (900-03).

118)  Leo V (903) Opposed by Christopher, antipope (903-904).

119)  Sergius III (904-11).

120)  Anastasius III (911-13).

121)  Lando (913-14).

122)  John X (914-28),

123)  Leo VI (928).

124)  Stephen VIII (929-31).

125)  John XI (931-35).

126)  Leo VII (936-39).

127)  Stephen IX (939-42).

128)  Marinus II (942-46).

129)  Agapetus II (946-55).

130)  John XII (955-63).

131)  Leo VIII (963-64).

132)  Benedict V (964).

133)  John XIII (965-72).

134)  Benedict VI (973-74).

135)  Benedict VII (974-83) Benedict and John XIV were opposed by Boniface ,VIIantipope (974; 984-985).

136)  John XIV (983-84).

137)  John XV (985-96).

138)  Gregory V (996-99) Opposed by John XVIantipope (997-998).

139)  Sylvester II (999-1003).

11th Century.

139)  Sylvester II (999-1003).

140)  John XVII (1003).

141)  John XVIII (1003-09).

142)  Sergius IV (1009-12).

143)  Benedict VIII (1012-24) Opposed by Gregoryantipope (1012).

144)  John XIX (1024-32).

145)  Benedict IX (1032-45) He appears on this list three separate times, because he was twicedeposed and restored.

146)  Sylvester III (1045) Considered by some to be an antipope.

147)  Benedict IX (1045).

148)  Gregory VI (1045-46).

149)  Clement II (1046-47).

150)  Benedict IX (1047-48).

151)  Damasus II (1048).

152)  St. Leo IX (1049-54). THE GREAT SCHISM OF 1054.

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heresy history???

  1. Victor II (1055-57)

  2. Stephen X (1057-58)

  3. Nicholas II (1058-61) Opposed by Benedict Xantipope (1058)

  4. Alexander II (1061-73) Opposed by Honorius IIantipope (1061-1072)

  5. St. Gregory VII (1073-85) Gregory and the following three popes were opposed by Guibert ("Clement III")antipope (1080-1100).

original article:

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/12272b.htm