Innocent XI

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Italian pope from 1676 to 1689 whose papacy was marked by the struggle with Louis XIV of France over papal authority over French Catholics

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In 1686, Pope Innocent XI granted to the Franciscans the right to erect stations within their churches.
In 1677 Pope Innocent XI banned the Embrace at the Golden Gate altogether.
It was described as a gift from Pope Innocent XI to Jan Sobieski HI, made to mark the Polish king's victory against the Turks in Vienna in 1683, and housed in the Capuchins' church in Cracow.
Seventeen-year-old Angelica is blessed with the voice of a Renee Fleming, but she, unfortunately, lives in Rome in the late 1600s, and Pope Innocent XI decrees that women will not sing in public.
VATICAN documents show that William of Orange was on the payroll of Pope Innocent XI.