January 24 – Pope Stephen (IV) V and the confusion of counting the Popes Stephen

Pope Stephen (IV) V (816-17) Stephen (IV) V, Pope, date of birth unknown; died 24 Jan., 817. Stephen, the son of Marinus, was of the same noble Roman family which gave two other popes to the Church. During his youth he had been patronized by Hadrian I and Leo III, the latter of whom had … Continue reading January 24 – Pope Stephen (IV) V and the confusion of counting the Popes Stephen