Favorite Pope


#1

This should be interesting1 :smiley: :smiley: :smiley:


#2

JPII, but I’m open to Benedict VI, he just needs some time.

CARose


#3

You mean Benedict XVI right?


#4

At this point in my Journey they are all my favorites.


#5

[quote=Isidore_AK]You mean Benedict XVI right?
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Yup, oops. :slight_smile:


#6

Well, I gotta go with JPII because he’s the one I grew up with and he was awesome.

If I had to pick another, I would go with Blessed Pius IX–he was pope even longer than JPII (second only to St. Peter himself).


#7

Can’t choose just one!

Leo the Great
Gregory the Great
Blessed Urban II
Blessed Pius IX
St. Pius X
Pius XI
Blessed Pius XII
John Paul II
Benedict XVI


#8

[quote=Genesis315]Well, I gotta go with JPII because he’s the one I grew up with and he was awesome.
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I feel a little lost without JPII; probably because he’s the only pope I ever “knew.” I’m sure Benedict XVI will have the same effect.


#9

http://www.catholic-forum.com/saints/pope0260a.gif

Venerable Pope Pius XII


#10

So many.
St. Peter
St. Leo I the great
St. Gregory I the great
St. Leo IX
St. Gregory VII
Innocent III
St. Pius V
Bl. Pius IX
Leo XIII
St. Pius X
Ven. Pius XII
John Paul II


#11

St. Peter would be my favorite, though I didn’t vote for him. I don’t think he should be in the poll.

My vote is for Pope Benedict XVI, even if he’s been in office a short time. As a cardinal he already has moved towards bringing about a new reformation.


#12

I’m with Bones

Gregory VII
Innocent III (natch)
Pius XII

and I would add Paul III

All Popes who stood up for the Church in the face of the world


#13

New reformation? What d’ye mean? :confused:


#14

Say, how come nobody likes Linus? :confused: :eek: :ehh: :hmmm:


#15

Because no one really knows anything about him, other than he was the successor of St. Peter, and that the church has seen fit to call him “Saint”.


#16

newadvent.org/cathen/09272b.htm
I don’t know much about him either :whacky:


#17

[quote=johnpaullover]New reformation? What d’ye mean? :confused:
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Cleaning out apostasy from the Church and strengthening faith. It will take time. Perhaps I used the wrong word.


#18

Adrian VI


#19

Blessed John XXIII and John Paul II.


#20

It’s a toughie…but I really like Pius X and his works…but I also like the works of JPII, though I hardly understand it :stuck_out_tongue: .


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