Was there ever a Jewish pope?
St. Peter was Jewish. The only other “pope” generally acknowledged from a Jewish family is Anacletus II (1130), an antipope. Likely, other early popes were from Jewish families, but the records are not conclusive. Speculation on other Jewish Popes include St.Zosimus (417-418), based on his father’s name of Abram. Evaristus (100-109) has also been mentioned based on some Pope Pius V writings.