Pope Innocent IV
|Papacy began||June 25, 1243|
|Papacy ended||December 7, 1254|
|Predecessor||Pope Celestine IV|
|Successor||Pope Alexander IV|
|Birth name||Sinibaldo Fieschi|
|Died||16 July December 7, 1254|
|Other Popes named Innocent|
Pope Innocent IV (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.; c. 1195 – December 7, 1254), born Sinibaldo Fieschi, was an Italian cleric of the Roman Catholic Church and the 181st Pope from June 25, 1243 until his death in 1254.
Innocent granted the use of the red hat to the cardinals in 1245. The red had was a symbol of the cardinal's readiness to shed their blood in the cause of the church.
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- 15px "Pope Innocent IV". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.
- Catholic Hierarchy, Popes in sequence
- Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Cardinal Fieschi