Apostolic Succession of St. Peter

Most of the biographies below have been taken from the New Advent web site. Pope Benedict XVI is the 266 Pope or Vicar of Christ of the Roman Catholic Church and the 265 successor to St. Peter.

 

Successor # Name

Reigned From

Reigned To

Pope (Papa)    
1. St. Peter 32 67
2. St. Linus 67 76
3. St. Anacletus (Cletus) 76 88
4. St. Clement I 88 97
5. St. Evaristus 97 105
6. St. Alexander I 105 115
7. St. Sixtus I -- also called Xystus I 115 125
8. St. Telesphorus 125 136
9. St. Hyginus 136 140
10. St. Pius I 140 155
11. St. Anicetus 155 166
12.St. Soter 166 175
13. St. Eleutherius 175 189
14. St. Victor I 189 199
15.St. Zephyrinus 199 217
16. St. Callistus I 217 222
17. St. Urban I 222 230
18. St. Pontain 230 235
19. St. Anterus 235 236
20. St. Fabian 236 250
21.St. Cornelius 251 253
22. St. Lucius I 253 254
23.St. Stephen I 254 257
24.St. Sixtus II 257 258
25. St. Dionysius 260 268
26. St. Felix I 269 274
27. St. Eutychian 275 283
28.St. Caius -- also called Gaius 283 296
29.St. Marcellinus 296 304
30.St. Marcellus I 308 309
31. St. Eusebius 309 310
32.St. Miltiades 311 314
33.St. Sylvester I 314 335
34.St. Marcus 336 336
35. St. Julius I 337 352
36. Liberius 352 366
37. St. Damasus I 366 383
38.St. Siricius 384 399
39. St. Anastasius I 399 401
40.St. Innocent I 401 417
41.St. Zosimus 417 418
42. St. Boniface I 418 422
43. St. Celestine I 422 432
44.St. Sixtus III 432 440
45. St. Leo I (the Great) 440 461
46. St. Hilarius 461 468
47.St. Simplicius 468 483
48. St. Felix III (II) 483 492
49. St. Gelasius I 492 496
50. Anastasius II 496 498
51.St. Symmachus 498 514
52. St. Hormisdas 514 523
53. St. John I 523 526
54. St. Felix IV (III) 526 530
55. Boniface II 530 532
56. John II 533 535
57. St. Agapetus I-- also called Agapitus I 535 536
58.St. Silverius 536 537
59. Vigilius 537 555
60. Pelagius I 556 561
61. John III 561 574
62. Benedict I 575 579
63.Pelagius II 579 590
64. St. Gregory I (the Great) 590 604
65.Sabinian 604 606
66.Boniface III 607 607
67.St. Boniface IV 608 615
68. St. Deusdedit (Adeodatus I) 615 618
69.Boniface V 619 625
70. Honorius I 625 638
71.Severinus 640 640
72. John IV 640 642
73. Theodore I 642 649
74.St. Martin I 649 655
75.St. Eugene I 655 657
76. St. Vitalian 657 672
77. Adeodatus (II) 672 676
78. Donus 676 678
79. St. Agatho 678 681
80. St. Leo II 682 683
81. St. Benedict II 684 685
82. John V 685 686
83.Conon 686 687
84.St. Sergius I 687 701
85. John VI 701 705
86. John VII 705 707
87. Sisinnius 708 708
88.Constantine 708 715
89. St. Gregory II 715 31
90. St. Gregory III 731 741
91.St. Zachary 741 752
92.Stephen II -- Because he died before being consecrated, some lists (including the Vatican's official list) omit him. 752 752
93.Stephen III 752 757
94.St. Paul I 757 767
95.Stephen IV 767 772
96. Adrian I 772 795
97. St. Leo III 795 816
98.Stephen V 816 817
99.St. Paschal I 817 824
100.Eugene II 824 827
101. Valentine 827 827
102. Gregory IV 827 844
103.Sergius II 844 847
104. St. Leo IV 847 855
105. Benedict III 855 858
106.St. Nicholas I (the Great) 858 867
107. Adrian II 867 872
108. John VIII 872 882
109.Marinus I 882 884
110. St. Adrian III 884 885
111.Stephen VI 885 891
112. Formosus 891 896
113.Boniface VI 896 896
114.Stephen VII 896 897
115.Romanus 897 897
116. Theodore II 897 897
117. John IX 898 900
118. Benedict IV 900 903
119. Leo V 903 903
120.Sergius III 904 911
121. Anastasius III 911 913
122. Lando 913 914
123. John X 914 928
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