Pope Stephen II (715 – April 26, 757) was Pope from 752 to 757, succeeding Pope Zachary following the death of Pope-elect Stephen. Stephen II marks the historical delineation between the Byzantine Papacy and the Frankish Papacy.
Pope Saint Stephen I served as Bishop of Rome from 12 May 254 to 2 August 257.
Pope Stephen III (720 – January 24, 772) was pope from August 1 or August 7, 768 to January 24, 772. He was a native of Sicily.
Pope Stephen IV was Pope from June 816 to January 817.
Pope Stephen V was pope from 885 to 891. He succeeded Pope Adrian III, and was in turn succeeded by Pope Formosus. In his dealings with Constantinople in the matter of Photius, as also in his relations with the young Slavonic church, he pursued the policy of Pope Nicholas I.
Pope Stephen VI (died August 897) was Pope from May 22, 896 to August 897.
Pope Stephen VII (?– 15 March 931). Stephen was a Roman by birth, the son of Theodemundus, and perhaps a member of the Gabrielli family. He was elected—probably handpicked—by Marozia from the Tusculani family, as a stop-gap measure until her own son John was ready to assume the throne of Peter. He had been before cardinal-priest of St Anastasia.
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