Pope Benedict VIII
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|Papacy began||May 18, 1012|
|Papacy ended||April 9, 1024|
|Predecessor||Pope Sergius IV|
|Successor||Pope John XIX|
|Birth name||Teofillato (Theophylactus)|
|Died||April 9, 1024|
|Other Popes named Benedict|
Pope Benedict VIII (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.; –died April 9, 1024), born Teofillato or Theophylactus, was an Italian cleric of the Roman Catholic Church and the 144th Pope from 1012 to 1024.
Teofillato was a layman before he was elected pope in 1012.
- 15px "Pope Benedict VIII". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.
- Catholic Hierarchy, Popes in sequence
- Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Benedict VIII