Pope Gregory Iii

Pope Gregory III (Latin: Gregorius III; died 28 November 741) was Pope from 11 February 731 to his death in 741. His pontificate, like that of his predecessor, was disturbed by the iconoclastic controversy in the Byzantine Empire, and by the ongoing advance of the Lombards, in which he invoked the intervention of Charles Martel, although ultimately in vain.[citation needed]
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    … According to History.com, it is believed that Halloween originated from the Celtic festival of Samhain. Part of the ritual of this event was for people to light bonfires to ward off ghosts while wearing costumes. Then, the eighth century marked the point when Pope Gregory III declared that November 1 was a day to honor the saints and martyrs…

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