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The last sentence does not make any sense to me. What is meant ?

I thought it was confusing, too, until I realized that there were two different antipopes called Benedict XIV. The sentence still contained an error, though. - Nat Krause 11:14, 20 Apr 2005 (UTC)
Yes, this is a hoax. Antipopes B. XV & B. XVI never existed. Yann 11:56, 20 Apr 2005 (UTC)
Well, what is your evidence for this claim? - Nat Krause 13:30, 20 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Two antipope Benedicts?[edit]

Is there any evidence for the second Benedict XIV? The standard sources (The Oxford Dictionary of Popes, The Catholic Encyclopedia, the Liber Pontificalis) are silent about him, the source seems to be a novel, and, most importantly, it makes no sense for a successor to style himself identically to the person he is succeeding. There were two Pope Benedict XIVs, one a pope and one an antipope, but I'm not buying the story about Carrier... Ansat (talk) 04:26, 25 April 2010 (UTC)[reply]

Read Britannica [1] and this [2].--Yopie (talk) 22:45, 12 July 2010 (UTC)[reply]

Split article[edit]

It is highly irregular for an article to cover two different people just because they happen to share the same name. We need to devise disambiguated titles for two articles and separate each person into one article. Elizium23 (talk) 07:07, 2 January 2023 (UTC)[reply]

We could use their baptismal names as disambiguation:
...and this seems cleanest, because of unclear birth and death dates. Elizium23 (talk) 07:10, 2 January 2023 (UTC)[reply]