Pope Marinus II

[Pope Marinus II]
Also known as
Martin III
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Cardinal of San Ciriacus. Elected 128th pope, aided by Alberic, Prince of the Romans. Little interested in his temporal authority, Marinus was an active ecclesiastical reformer. Repaired churches and basilicae. Devoted to the poor. Promoted monasticism, strongly supporting the Congregation of Cluny.
Born
at Rome, Italy
Papal Ascension
942
Died
946 at Rome, Italy of natural causes
Additional Information
Popes Through the Ages, by Father Joseph Brusher, SJ
Catholic Encyclopedia, by Horace K Mann
New Catholic Dictionary
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