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List of Popes and Ecumenical Councils




Pope

Pontificate

Ecumenical Councils

1.


St. Peter 32-67

2.


St. Linus 67-76

3.


St. Anacletus
(a.k.a. Cletus)
76-88

4.


St. Clement I 88-97

5.


St. Evaristus 97-105

6.


St. Alexander I 105-115

7.


St. Sixtus I
(a.k.a. Xystus I)
115-125

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

16.


St. Callistus I 217-222

17.


St. Urban I 222-230

18.


St. Pontain 230-235

19.


St. Anterus 235-236

20.


St. Fabian 236-250

21.


St. Cornelius 251-253

22.


St. Lucius I 253-254

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
(a.k.a. Gaius)
283-296

29.


St. Marcellinus 296-304

30.


St. Marcellus I 308-309

31.


St. Eusebius 309-311

32.


St. Miltiades 311-314

33.


St. Sylvester I 314-335

Nicaea I (325)

34.


St. Marcus 336

35.


St. Julius I 337-352

36.


Liberius 352-366

37.


St. Damasus I 366-383

Constantinople I (381)

38.


St. Siricius 384-399

39.


St. Anastasius I 399-401

40.


St. Innocent I 401-417

41.


St. Zosimus 417-418

42.


St. Boniface I 418-422

43.


St. Celestine I 422-432

Ephesus (431)

44.


St. Sixtus III 432-440

45.


St. Leo I
(a.k.a. Leo the Great)
440-461

Chalcedon (451)

46.


St. Hilarius 461-468

47.


St. Simplicius 468-483

48.


St. Felix III
(a.k.a. Felix II)
483-492

49.


St. Gelasius I 492-496

50.


Anastasius II 496-498

51.


St. Symmachus 498-514

52.


St. Hormisdas 514-523

53.


St. John I 523-526

54.


St. Felix IV
(a.k.a. Felix III)
526-530

55.


Boniface II 530-532

56.


John II 533-535

57.


St. Agapetus I
(a.k.a. Agapitus I)
535-536

58.


St. Silverius 536-537

59.


Vigilius 537-555

Constantinople II (553)

60.


Pelagius I 556-561

61.


John III 561-574

62.


Benedict I 575-579

63.


Pelagius II 579-590

64.


St. Gregory I
(a.k.a. Gregory the Great)
590-604

65.


Sabinian 604-606

66.


Boniface III 607

67.


St. Boniface IV 608-615

68.


St. Deusdedit
(a.k.a. Adeodatus I)
615-618

69.


Boniface V 619-625

70.


Honorius I 625-638

71.


Severinus 640

72.


John IV 640-642

73.


Theodore I 642-649

74.


St. Martin I 649-655

75.


St. Eugene I 655-657

76.


St. Vitalian 657-672

77.


Adeodatus
(a.k.a. Adeodatus II)
672-676

78.


Donus 676-678

79.


St. Agatho 678-681

Constantinople III (680-681)

80.


St. Leo II 682-683

81.


St. Benedict II 684-685

82.


John V 685-686

83.


Conon 686-687

84.


St. Sergius I 687-701

85.


John VI 701-705

86.


John VII 705-707

87.


Sisinnius 708

88.


Constantine 708-715

89.


St. Gregory II 715-731

90.


St. Gregory III 731-741

91.


St. Zachary 741-752

92.


Stephen II
(elected, never consecrated) 1
752

93.


Stephen III 752-757

94.


St. Paul I 757-767

95.


Stephen IV 767-772

96.


Adrian I 772-795

Nicaea II (787)

97.


St. Leo III 795-816

98.


Stephen V 816-817

99.


St. Paschal I 817-824

100.


Eugene II 824-827

101.


Valentine 827

102.


Gregory IV 827-844

103.


Sergius II 844-847

104.


St. Leo IV 847-855

105.


Benedict III 855-858

106.


St. Nicholas I
(a.k.a. Nicholas the Great
)
858-867

107.


Adrian II 867-872

Constantinople IV (869-870)

108.


John VIII 872-882

109.


Marinus I 882-884

110.


St. Adrian III 884-885

111.


Stephen VI 885-891

112.


Formosus 891-896

113.


Boniface VI 896

114.


Stephen VII 896-897

115.


Romanus 897

116.


Theodore II 897

117.


John IX 898-900

118.


Benedict IV 900-903

119.


Leo V 903

120.


Sergius III 904-911

121.


Anastasius III 911-913

122.


Lando 913-914

123.


John X 914-928

124.


Leo VI 928

125.


Stephen VIII 929-931

126.


John XI 931-935

127.


Leo VII 936-939

128.


Stephen IX 939-942

129.


Marinus II 942-946

130.


Agapetus II 946-955

131.


John XII 955-963

132.


Leo VIII 963-964

133.


Benedict V 964

134.


John XIII 965-972

135.


Benedict VI 973-974

136.


Benedict VII 974-983

137.


John XIV 983-984

138.


John XV 985-996

139.


Gregory V 996-999

140.


Sylvester II 999-1003

141.


John XVII 1003

142.


John XVIII 1003-1009

143.


Sergius IV 1009-1012

144.


Benedict VIII 1012-1024

145.


John XIX 1024-1032

146.


Benedict IX 1032-1045

147.


Sylvester III 1045

148.


Benedict IX 1045

149.


Gregory VI 1045-1046

150.


Clement II 1046-1047

151.


Benedict IX 1047-1048

152.


Damasus II 1048

153.


St. Leo IX 1049-1054

154.


Victor II 1055-1057

155.


Stephen X 1057-1058

156.


Nicholas II 1058-1061

157.


Alexander II 1061-1073

158.


St. Gregory VII 1073-1085

159.


Blessed Victor III 1086-1087

160.


Blessed Urban II 1088-1099

161.


Paschal II 1099-1118

162.


Gelasius II 1118-1119

163.


Callistus II 1119-1124

Lateran I (1123)

164.


Honorius II 1124-1130

165.


Innocent II 1130-1143

Lateran II (1139)

166.


Celestine II 1143-1144

167.


Lucius II 1144-1145

168.


Blessed Eugene III 1145-1153

169.


Anastasius IV 1153-1154

170.


Adrian IV 1154-1159

171.


Alexander III 1159-1181

Lateran III (1179)

172.


Lucius III 1181-1185

173.


Urban III 1185-1187

174.


Gregory VIII 1187

175.


Clement III 1187-1191

176.


Celestine III 1191-1198

177.


Innocent III 1198-1216

Lateran IV (1215)

178.


Honorius III 1216-1227

179.


Gregory IX 1227-1241

180.


Celestine IV 1241

181.


Innocent IV 1243-1254

Lyons I (1245)

182.


Alexander IV 1254-1261

183.


Urban IV 1261-1264

184.


Clement IV 1265-1268

185.


Blessed Gregory X 1271-1276

Lyons II (1274)

186.


Blessed Innocent V 1276

187.


Adrian V 1276

188.


John XXI 1276-1277

189.


Nicholas III 1277-1280

190.


Martin IV 1281-1285

191.


Honorius IV 1285-1287

192.


Nicholas IV 1288-1292

193.


St. Celestine V 1294

194.


Boniface VIII 1294-1303

195.


Blessed Benedict XI 1303-04

196.


Clement V 1305-1314

Vienne (1311-1312)

197.


John XXII 1316-1334

198.


Benedict XII 1334-1342

199.


Clement VI 1342-1352

200.


Innocent VI 1352-1362

201.


Blessed Urban V 1362-1370

202.


Gregory XI 1370-1378

203.


Urban VI 1378-1389

204.


Boniface IX 1389-1404

205.


Innocent VII 1406-1406

206.


Gregory XII 1406-1415

Constance (1414-1418)

207.


Martin V 1417-1431

208.


Eugene IV 1431-1447

Florence (1431-1445)

209.


Nicholas V 1447-1455

210.


Callistus III 1455-1458

211.


Pius II 1458-1464

212.


Paul II 1464-1471

213.


Sixtus IV 1471-1484

214.


Innocent VIII 1484-1492

215.


Alexander VI 1492-1503

216.


Pius III 1503

217.


Julius II 1503-1513

Lateran V (1512-1517)

218.


Leo X 1513-1521

219.


Adrian VI 1522-1523

220.


Clement VII 1523-1534

221.


Paul III 1534-1549

Trent (1545-1563)

222.


Julius III 1550-1555

223.


Marcellus II 1555

224.


Paul IV 1555-1559

225.


Pius IV 1559-1565

226.


St. Pius V 1566-1572

227.


Gregory XIII 1572-1585

228.


Sixtus V 1585-1590

229.


Urban VII 1590

230.


Gregory XIV 1590-1591

231.


Innocent IX 1591

232.


Clement VIII 1592-1605

233.


Leo XI 1605

234.


Paul V 1605-1621

235.


Gregory XV 1621-1623

236.


Urban VIII 1623-1644

237.


Innocent X 1644-1655

238.


Alexander VII 1655-1667

239.


Clement IX 1667-1669
240.
Clement X 1670-1676

241.


Blessed Innocent XI 1676-1689

242.


Alexander VIII 1689-1691

243.


Innocent XII 1691-1700

244.


Clement XI 1700-1721

245.


Innocent XIII 1721-1724

246.


Benedict XIII 1724-1730

247.


Clement XII 1730-1740

248.


Benedict XIV 1740-1758

249.


Clement XIII 1758-1769

250.


Clement XIV 1769-1774

251.


Pius VI 1775-1799

252.


Pius VII 1800-1823

253.


Leo XII 1823-1829

254.


Pius VIII 1829-1830

255.


Gregory XVI 1831-1846

256.


Blessed Pius IX 1846-1878

Vatican I (1869-1870)

257.


Leo XIII 1878-1903

258.


St. Pius X 1903-1914

259.


Benedict XV 1914-1922

260.


Pius XI 1922-1939

261.


Pius XII 1939-1958

262.


Blessed John XXIII 1958-1963

Vatican II (1962-1965)

263.


Paul VI 1963-1978

264.


John Paul I 1978
265.
Blessed John Paul II 1978-2005

266.


Benedict XVI 2005-2013
277.
Francis 2013-

1 Because Stephen II was elected but never consecrated (he died 3 days after his election), he is often not counted in official lists of Popes. The Vatican's official list does not include him, listing the names of 265 Pontiffs.

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