Pope Gregory XVI

Standard Name: Gregory XVI, Pope


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29 May 1537
Pope Paul III issued a Bull that classified American Indians as men, not brutes.
Pope Gregory XVI established a framework for organized Jesuit activity, formally creating a huge number of vicariates across the world.
2 February 1831
Gregory XVI was chosen Pope after the death of Pius VIII .
Pope Gregory XVI condemned the slave trade.
16 June 1846
Pius IX became Pope after the death of Gregory XVI on 1 June 1846. The new Pope's election was a victory for liberals in the Roman Catholic Church over the conservatives.


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