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Sunday, 17 March 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : THE BLACK POPES IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ROME :
Liber Pontificalis stated that there three Black Popes in the Catholic Church Of Rome starting with Pope St Victor 1 ( ca 186 - 198 ) Pope St Miltiades ( 311 - 314 ) and Pope St Gelasius ( 492 - 49 ) were all African. The Liber Pontificalis is composed of a series of biographical entries which recorded the date and important facts for each Pope. It is the Oldest and most detailed chronicle dating from the early church. The Liber Pontificalis is dated from the sixth century. The record of names begins with St Peter,, and as the work progress the entries became longer and more detailed. This continued to be written until 1431. The African Popes in question are said to have come from the North African area that is present day Algeria, Mauritania, Numidia and Tunisia.