Why Were There Three Popes at the Same Time? - Joelle Rollo-Koster

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John Horgan
by TED-Ed
published on 21 July 2023

Dig into the history of the Papal Schism, which caused a split in the Catholic Church while 3 popes vied for supremacy.

For almost two millennia, the Pope has been a figure of supreme spiritual authority for Catholics around the world. But in the late 14th century, Catholics found themselves with not one, not two, but three popes. Where did this plethora of popes come from? And who among them was the genuine article? Joëlle Rollo-Koster shares the origins of this papal predicament.

Lesson by Joëlle Rollo-Koster, directed by Kaspar Jancis.

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