Pope Gregory XII: Biography & Accomplishments


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Pope Gregory XII was pope during which major event in European history?

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1. What do we call a person who claimed papal power but whose legitimacy was never recognized by the Catholic Church?

2. Pope Gregory XII's power was challenged by an antipope ruling from what city?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When studying the history of Christianity--especially the Catholic Church--it's a good idea to make sure that you learn about some of the important popes over the past two thousand years. One of the more notable popes was known as Gregory XII, and you can see how much you know about his life and papacy by answering the questions included in this online quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Go through these questions to see how much you know about:

  • Major events during Gregory XII's papacy
  • Claimants to papal power
  • Challenges to Gregory XII's authority
  • Bishop Angelo Corraro
  • The Council of Constance

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - answer each of these quiz and worksheet questions to make sure that you accurately remember the important facts about the papacy of Gregory XII
  • Reading comprehension - test your comprehension of the significant historical events that occurred during Gregory's XII's papacy and their effects on the Church
  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge of Gregory's XII's biography to identify some important figures, events and issues related to his time as pope

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about Gregory XII, read the associated lesson called Pope Gregory XII: Biography & Accomplishments. Review this lesson to learn about:

  • Antipopes
  • Benedict XIII
  • The Western Schism
  • The outcome of Gregory XII's papacy