Pope Gregory XVIII is an anti-pope of the Palmarian Catholic Church. He left the faith, married a nun, stole a BMW, attempted armed robbery on his former Cathedral, and is now in jail.
Pope John Paul II liked Yoohoo. During his visit to Denver, Colorado, he requested a couple of cases be brought back with him. Because popes don’t give commercial endorsements, the Vatican was forced to release a statement denying the pope had a preference for American chocolate milk drinks.
When the Pope visited Arizona in 1987, 75,000 attended mass at a local university’s stadium. The name of the stadium and the image of the mascot had to be covered because their mascot is the devil holding a pitchfork and the stadium’s name was Sun Devil Stadium.
Pope Innocent VIII was given the blood of 3 young boys while in a coma in an attempt to save his life. All four died.
Pope Francis used to work as a bouncer.
There is a “prophecy” written in 1595 that predicts the future popes. The next pope corresponds with the last one on the list.
There are documents that state that Pope Pius XII tried to perform an exorcism on Hitler at a distance, but failed.
When a pope dies, it is tradition to strike him three times on the head with a silver hammer to ensure he is actually dead.
Pope John Paul II entered and prayed in a mosque, and even kissed the Qur’an, in an effort to improve religious relations with Islam.