Pope Joan myth


#1

I’m in an argument with someone about the bad popes and they brought up the Pope Joan myth. I know it’s a fable and it’s not true, but does anyone know where, how, and when it originated and when it started being used by anti-Catholics to bludgeon the church?


#2

Try this:
newadvent.org/cathen/08407a.htm


#3

See the 2nd “Quick Question” listed here:
catholic.com/thisrock/1990/9012qq.asp


#4

Patrick Madrid addressed this myth also.
I’m sure if you do a search you’ll find his material.


#5

[quote=Lorarose]Patrick Madrid addressed this myth also.
I’m sure if you do a search you’ll find his material.
[/quote]

Pope Fiction

Scroll down to “Fiction 4”.

Better yet, read and enjoy Patrick Madrid’s treatment of the other fictitious claims leading up to his destruction of the Pope Joan myth.

Peace in Christ…Salmon


#6

Thanx for the suggestions! :thumbsup:


#7

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