Pope Stephen VIStephen VI
), succeeded Pope Adrian III
, and was in turn succeeded by Pope Formosus
. In his dealings with Constantinople
in the matter of Photius
, as also in his relations with the young Slavonic church, he pursued the policy of Pope Nicholas I
There is a problem in numbering the Popes Stephen -- see Pope Stephen II for the explanation.
from the 9th edition (1887) of an unnamed encyclopedia.