Pope John VI

[Pope John VI]
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85th pope. Secured the end of Lombard attacks on Italy. Confirmed Brithwald as archbishop of Canterbury. Re-installed Saint Wilfrid as bishop of York. Defended the rights of the Church against the Holy Roman Emperor. Ransomed many slaves from their captors.
Born
in Ephesus, Greece
Papal Ascension
30 October 701
Died
11 January 705 at Rome, Italy of natural causes; buried in Saint Peter's
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