We go back to the abdication of pope Celestine V in 1295 and see the rise to power of one of the most controverstial popes in history, Boniface VIII in this first of two episodes on the man and his time.

2 thoughts on “091 – Boniface VIII on the scene

  1. Please, Mike, don’t quote Montanelli as an authority in history (almost in Mediaeval History). On Pope Celestine I wrote a biography : Celestino V il papa contadino. You can do a deepening: he is a very interesting figure.


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