As pope he heard confessions two days a week in Saint Peter's, visited the sick in Romanhospitals, refused to have his name put on buildings he financed, and was much beloved for his humility and charity.
Reorganized the Church in Portugal.
Temporarily calmed the Jansenist dissension in France, period known as the Clementine Peace, (Pax Clementina).
Arbitrated the Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle between France and Spain.
Cleaned up the Vatican finances.
Financially supported Venice against the Turks in defense of Crete.