The 7 Greatest Popes in Catholic Church History

The Catholic Talk Show

Who do you think are the greatest popes in Catholic Church history?

On this week’s episode of The Catholic Talk Show, Ryan Scheel, Fr. Rich Pagano, and Ryan DellaCrosse discuss who they believe are the seven best popes in the history of the Catholic Church.

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In this episode, the guys discuss:

1) The pope who saved the Church during the fall of Rome

2) The only popes who earned the title “The Great”

3) The little-known pope who had the most lasting impact

4) The Pope who excommunicated the most powerful man in the world

5) The Pope who established the modern papacy

6) The Pope who established the feast of the Holy Rosary

And much more!

Some of the popes discussed include Pope Bl. Pius IX, Pope St. Pius V, Pope St. Pius X, St. Peter, and Pope St. John Paul II.

Do you agree that these are the seven greatest popes in the Catholic Church’s history?

Which pope would you add to the list?

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