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The Pope does not get special treatment in spiritual matters such as Heaven, Hell and Judgement. In other words, if you ask "Would the Pope go to hell if he did this?" the answer will always be the same as "Would a person go to Hell if he/she did this?", assuming other circumstances are the same. As Ken Graham points out, suicide does not automatically ...


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Popes who were legally married either as Pope or before they became clergy and were in fact widowed at the time of their election as Supreme Pontiff are as follows: St. Peter (30/33-64/67) Mother-in-law is mentioned in the Gospel verses Matthew 8:14–15, Luke 4:38, Mark 1:29–31 and who was healed by Jesus at her home in Capernaum. 1 Cor. 9:5 asks ...


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You mention both marriage and celibacy in your question. Since "celibate" means abstaining from marriage and sexual relations: The last documented pope who was married was Pope Honorius IV (1285–1287), married before he took Holy Orders, widowed before entered the clergy. The last documented pope who had sexual relations after receiving holy orders was Pope ...


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