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CountryHoly See
From16 December 955
To14 May 964
Personal InformationPope John XII (930 - 964)

Pope John XII (Latin: Ioannes XII) was head of the Catholic Church from 16 December 955 to his death in 964. He was related to the Counts of Tusculum and a member of the powerful Roman family of Theophylact which had dominated papal politics for over half a century. His pontificate became infamous for the alleged depravity and worldliness with which he conducted it.

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