MYS069: For centuries, many people believed a woman had once been pope and the tale of Pope Joan has had a recent resurgence. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli explore the origins of the story, its common details, its plausibility, and what the faith has to say about the possibility.
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Links for this episode:
- “The Myth of Pope Joan” by Alain Boureau
- “The Legend of Pope Joan” by Peter Stanford (pro-Pope Joan)
- “The Afterlife of Pope Joan” by Craig Rustici
- Wikipedia on Pope Joan
- The Catholic Encyclopedia on Pope Joan
- Encyclopedia Britannica on Pope Joan
- Pope Joan Coins
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