Pope Innocent VI

[Pope Innocent VI]
Also known as
Etienne Aubert
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Bishop of Noyon. Bishop of Clermont. Cardinal-priest. Cardinal-bishop of Ostia. Grand Penitentiary. Pope.

He banished luxury from the papal court, ordered visiting clergy to leave Avignon and return to their parishes or assignments, and demanded a return to proper discipline. He restored his authority in the Papal States. He renewed the privileges of the mendicant orders, patronized art, and was noted for his integrity and devotion.
Born
c.1287 near Pompadour, Limoges, France as Etienne Aubert
Ascension
18 December 1352
Died
12 September 1362 at Avignon, France
Additional Information
Catholic Encyclopedia, by N A Weber
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New Catholic Dictionary
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