Blessed Urban V

Blessed Urban V was born with the name Guillaume Grimoard in 1310. He was elected pope Sept. 28, 1362. He lived in Avignon at the beginning of his papacy, but he later moved the papacy back to Rome. He restored discipline of the clergy. Urban V worked for peace in Europe. He died Dec. 19, 1370.

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Catholic Review

Catholic Review

The Catholic Review is the official publication of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.