He said leaders of the Six Nations have brought Pope Francis a letter asking him to rescind the document, which was signed by Pope Alexander VI
in 1493 and stated that Christian leaders had a right to claim land in America, but Native Americans could only inhabit it.
It was an infamous party held in the Papal Palace by debauched Cardinal Cesare Borgia, son of Pope Alexander VI
on October 30, 1501.
With the Papal Bull of 1493, Pope Alexander VI
drew the roadmap to all the Trails of Tears when he gave the New World to Spain and sanctified a process that would take more than 12 million indigenous lives in the area of the United States alone-deaths caused not just by germs but by guns and deliberate starvation.
1492: The infamous and corrupt Roderigo Borgia bribed enough cardinals to become Pope Alexander VI
1492: The infamous and corrupt Rodrigo Borgia bribed enough cardinals to become Pope Alexander VI
1492: | The infamous and corrupt Roderigo Borgia bribed enough cardinals to become Pope Alexander VI
A Boris Becker B Jimmy Connors C Bjorn Borg D Arthur Ashe QUESTION 13 - for 13 points: Which Oscar-winning actor played Pope Alexander VI
in the 2011-13 TV series The Borgias?
Spaniard Rodrigo Borgia is elected Pope Alexander VI
and embarks on the consolidation and expansion of his power through ruthless ambition, political subterfuge and his four children.
In the course of teaching church history in a seminary, I have more than once witnessed a collective blush as we cover the foibles of the 18-year-old Pope John XII or the infamous Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI
Born as Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI
is a subject of fascination for historians and critics of the church alike.
ACTOR Jeremy Irons has left gay rights campaigners bewildered after suggesting same sex marriage could lead to fathers marrying their sons to avoid inheritance tax In a bizarre interview, the star, 64, who plays Pope Alexander VI
in The Borgias, mused: "Could a father not marry his son?
Their history normally focuses on Pope Calixtus III, his nephew Pope Alexander VI
, his son Cesare and daughter Lucrezia.