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Christianity is a monotheistic and Abrahamic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, whom adherents believe to be the son of God. According to Christianity Jesus Christ is the savior of humanity phophesied in the Old Testament.

Contributors in Christianity


Paul VI

Religion; Christianity

The last pope to be crowned with the Papal Tiara. First pope to travel to the United States. Concluded Second Vatican Council.


Religion; Christianity

Invoked papal infallibility in encyclical Munificentissimus Deus.

Pius XI

Religion; Christianity

Signed the Lateran Treaty with Italy, establishing the Vatican City as a sovereign state.

Benedict XV

Religion; Christianity

Credited for intervening for peace during World War I. Remembered by Pope Benedict XVI as "prophet of peace".

St Pius X

Religion; Christianity

Encouraged and expanded reception of Holy Communion, and combatted Modernistic theology. Most recent pope to be canonized.


Religion; Christianity

Issued the encyclical on social teaching, Rerum Novarum (On Capital and Labor) and supported Christian democracy as against communism; the third-longest reigning pope after Pius IX and John Paul II.

Pius VII

Religion; Christianity

Member of the Order of Saint Benedict. Present at Napoleon's coronation as Emperor of the French. Temporarily expelled from the Papal States by the French between 1809 and 1814.

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