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A Pope in hell? The curious case of Pope St. Peter Celestine V

Pietro da Morrone, born c. 1215, in the Molise area of central Italy, came from a family of peasants.  He entered a Benedictine monastery and later became a hermit.  Peter eventually guided a community of hermits modeled along the lines … Continue reading

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