The Popecast: A History of the Papacy

The Pope Who Baptized Coffee (Clement VIII)

August 14th, 2020  •  12 mins 38 secs  •  Download (14.5 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Our pope this week had barely been a priest 10 years before being elected at age 55, had one of Catholicism’s great Renaissance saints as his confessor for 3 decades and, oh yeah, he’s the one who brought coffee to the Western World.