Habemus Papam: Episode 165 – Eugene III

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“May God forgive you what you have done! … What reason or counsel, when the Supreme Pontiff was dead, made you rush upon a mere rustic, lay hands on him in his refuge, wrest from his hands the axe, pick or hoe, and lift him to a throne?” – St. Bernard of Clairvaux’s student gets made Pope.