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How many Popes have resigned?

We had a Pope, Pope Gregory XII, who resigned in 1417 to end the Great Schism. In 1294 a hermit-monk named Pietro Angelerio was elected, he was only pope under the name Celestine V for five months, when he resigned… Full Answer

What is a roman cloak called?

The pallium was the cloak of men and the palla was the cloak of women. It was made of wool, flax or cotton. The rich could afford but cloaks in of silk with gold threads and embroideries. It could be… Full Answer