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Crossword Puzzle: Popes   [Answers] 

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Instructions: Print, then complete. Note: Omit spaces and punctuation.

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Across

7. First English Pope

9. Dove landed on his head during election

11. Built Great Leonine Wall enclosing the Vatican

13. First pope not canonized a saint

14. Seventh century pope known for performing miracles

15. First of two popes to be called "The Great"

16. Wrote the famed encyclical "Rerum Novarum" and many encyclicals on the Rosary

17. First Franciscan Pope

19. Claimed the papacy three different times

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1. First Pope

2. Orphan, first pope to succeed his older brother

3. Moved papacy to Avignon

4. First monk to become pope

5. Signed the Lateran treaty, instituted the feast of Christ the King

6. Reigned from 116-125, ruled that sacred vessels were to be touched only by sacred ministers

8. First Dominican Pope

10. Great reformist pope who fought modernism and advocated frequent Communion

11. First French Pope

12. Returned Papacy to Rome

18. Canonized the Tridentine Liturgy, instituted feast in gratitude to Our Lady for victory at Lepanto (10/7)

 

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