Giovanni Angelo Braschi

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Italian pope from 1775 to 1799 who served during the French Revolution

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That fall, Pope Pius VI appointed Carroll as the nation's first Catholic bishop to lead the new Baltimore diocese, which at that time encompassed the Catholic community living in all 13 original states.
For Pope Pius VI, however, Joseph II's policy of religious toleration and his plans for church reform, which included placing the Church under state control and suppressing the contemplative orders due to their "uselessness" for the common good, were a serious threat.
Pope Pius VI Braschi (1775-99) was a reformer, yet a great supporter of nepotism.
He will move ahead of Pope Pius VI, who ruled a day less from 1775 to 1799.