X-Men: Black Sun #4 (Nov. 2000):
“Fourth Spell: Light the Fire!”
by Chris Claremont, Louise Simonson, Alitha Martinez, John Stanisci

X-Men: Black Sun #4

Title: “Fourth Spell: Light the Fire!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Nov. 2000

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Chris Claremont, Louise Simonson

Art by: Alitha Martinez, John Stanisci

16 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Nightcrawler Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner)
(lead character)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic (raised Gypsy/Roma)
Excalibur; X-Treme Sanctions Executive...  Marvel 4,345
Colossus Colossus (Peter Rasputin)
(lead character)
CBR Scale: I Communist atheist (former)
The Acolytes; Weapon X (Exiles)...  Marvel 4,122
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
Brotherhood of Mutants; The Defenders...  Marvel 5,233
Phoenix Phoenix (Jean Grey) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Metro College; X-Men...  Marvel 1,905
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan) hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes
atheist; has practiced
Buddhism; skeptical seeker
Weapon X; First Flight...  Marvel 10,615
Thunderbird Thunderbird (Neal Shaara) hero
CBR Scale: S Hindu
X-Corporation; X-Men Marvel 50
Rogue Rogue (Anna Marie) hero
CBR Scale: S Southern Baptist
Brotherhood of Mutants; X-Men...  Marvel 3,526
Mirage Mirage (Danielle Moonstar) hero
CBR Scale: M Native American religion
(Cheyenne) / Teutonic paganism
Young X-Men (teacher); Mutant Liberation Front...  Marvel 470
Cable Cable (Nathan Christopher Summers) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Askani (leader)
Six Pack; X-Force...  Marvel 666
Gambit Gambit (Remy LeBeau) hero
CBR Scale: S Cajun Catholic
Horsemen of Apocalypse; The Marauders...  Marvel 954
Magik (Amanda Sefton) hero
CBR Scale: M Gypsy/Roma; sorceress
Excalibur; X-Men Marvel 117
Belasco Belasco villain
CBR Scale: D sorcerer; worshipped Elder
Gods; degenerated into demon
[kidnapped Illyana Rasputin to Limbo] Marvel 36
Pilgrimm Pilgrimm villain
CBR Scale: D alien demon
Ru'Tai Marvel 8
RuTai Ru'Tai villain
CBR Scale: D alien demons
[alien race] Marvel 6
NGarai N'Garai villain
CBR Scale: D demons
[1st app: X-Men (vol. 1) #96] Marvel 17
Pope John Paul II Pope John Paul II (Karol Jozef Wojtyla)
supporting character hero clergy/religious leader real/historical person
CBR Scale: D Catholic pope
[] Marvel 144

This publication is also known as: Black Sun: Colossus and Nightcrawler #1. The names "Colossus and Nightcrawler" appear prominently on the cover at the bottom, but the title and issue number on the cover are clearly X-Men: Black Sun #4.