ElectionApproved by Emperor Phocas.
"Pope" Title officialEmperor Phocas issued the title of Universal Bishop, "Papa" (Pope) to Boniface III. He made this the official title for the head of the Roman Church. The title was first introduced by Pope Celestine I (422-432).
602-610: Eastern Roman Emperor, Phocas the Tyrant
591-616: King of Italy, Agilulf