Pope Stephen VI
|Papacy began||22 May 896|
|Papacy ended||August 897|
|Other popes named Stephen|
Pope Stephen VI (Latin: Stephanus VI; died August 897) was the bishop of Rome. He was Pope of the Papal States from 22 May 896 to his death. He is best known for fighting the Cadaver Synod, which ultimately led to his downfall and death.
Stephen VI was strangled to death by protesters.
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- ↑ O'Malley, John W., A History of the Popes, New York, Sheed & Ward, 2010.[page needed]