Tuesday, October 16, 2012

The 7 Jewish Popes























According to the Menorah Journal Intercollegiate Menorah Association (New York, N.Y.) - 1932, there were 6 Jewish Popes (7 if you include Kefa Bar Yonah - St Peter) The Popes listed in Chronological Order are:
  • Pope Anacletus II (1130-1138) - Pietro Pierleoni
  • Pope Innocent II (1138-1145) - Gregorio Papareschi
  • Pope Callictus III (1455-1458) - Alfons de Borgia
  • Pope Alexander VI (1492-1502) - Rodrigo Borgia
  • Pope Clement VIII (1592-1605) - Ippolito Aldobrandin
  • Pope Paul V(1605-1621) - Camillo Borghese

    The Menorah journal, Volumes 20-23, Intercollegiate Menorah Association, 1932, page 163, Semi-Gotha of 1912.