Church History in Context

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Popes

Leo XII

9/28/1823 - 2/10/1829

Pius VIII

3/31/1829 - 12/1/1830

Gregory XVI

2/2/1831 - 6/1/1846

Piux IX

6/16/1846 - 2/7/1878

Leo XIII

2/20/1878 - 7/20/1903

Pius X

6/4/1903 - 8/20/1914

Benedict XV

9/3/1914 - 1/22/1922

Pius XI

2/6/1922 - 2/10/1939

Pius XII

3/2/1939 - 10/9/1958

John XXIII

10/28/1958 - 6/3/1963

Paul VI

6/21/1963 - 8/6/1978

John Paul I

8/26/1978 - 9/28/1978

John Paul II

10/16/1978 - 4/2/2005

Benedict XVI

4/19/2005 - 2/28/2013

Important Church Figures

Henri de Lubac

2/20/1896 - 9/4/1991

Karl Rahner

4/5/1904 - 3/30/1984

Yves Congar

4/8/1904 - 6/22/1995

Hans Urs von Balthasar

8/12/1905 - 6/26/1988

Important Events

Vatican I

1869 - 1870

World War I

1914 - 1918

World War II

1939 - 1945

Vatican II

1962 - 1965

Patriarch of Constantinople

Joachim III

1878 - 1884

Joachim IV

1884 - 1887

Dionysius V

1887 - 1891

Neophytus VIII

1891 - 1894

Anthimus VII

1895 - 1896

Constantine V

1897 - 1901

Joachim III

1901 - 1912

Restored

Germanus V

1913 - 1918

Meletius IV Metaxakis

1921 - 1923

Gregory VII

1923 - 1924

Constantine VI

1924 - 1925

Basil III

1925 - 1929

Photius II

1929 - 1935

Benjamin I

1936 - 1946

Maximus V

1946 - 1948

Athenagoras I

1948 - 1972

Demetrios I

1972 - 1991

Bartholomew I

1991 - Present

Patriarch of Moscow

Kirill I

2009 - Present