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  • ... that the beard of Greek cardinal Basilios Bessarion (pictured) was partly responsible for the defeat of his candidacy in the papal conclave of 1455?
  • ... that the cardinals were not allowed to serve simultaneously as residential bishops until the pontificate of Alexander III?
  • ... that according to legend, Fabian was selected as pope because a dove landed on him?
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