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Pope Innocent X

Circa 1620, Portrait of Pope Innocent X (1574-1655). Pope from 1644-55, supported the Habsburgs in the Thirty Years War 1618-48, condemned Jansenism in 1653. Original Artwork: Engraving by Hinchliff after a painting by Velasquez. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Popes throughout history

A selection of the 265 popes who have served as head of the Catholic Church, from the recently retired Benedict XVI all the way back to St. Peter.