Pope Celestine IV
Pope Celestine IV
    Pope Celestine IV
     Catholic_Encyclopedia Pope Celestine IV
    (GOFREDO CASTIGLIONI.)
    A native of Milan, nephew of Urban III, and probably a Cistercian; died 10 November, 1241. He was made Cardinal by Gregory IX and succeeded him, 25 October, 1241, at the height of the papal warfare with Emperor Frederick II. He died after a reign of fifteen days.
    LABBE AND COSSART, Coll. Conc., XXIII, 1463; ARGELATI, Biblioth. Mediolanensis (1745), I, 1, 440; POTTHAST, Reg. Rom. Pont. (1874), I, 940.
    THOMAS J. SHAHAN
    Transcribed by WGKofron

The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume VIII. — New York: Robert Appleton Company. . 1910.


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