John Paul I


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John Paul I

Originally Albino Luciani. 1912-1978.
Pope (1978). The first pope to assume a double name, he reigned for only 34 days.

John Paul I

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(Biography) original name Albino Luciani. 1912–78, pope (1978) whose brief 33-day reign was characterized by a simpler papal style and anticipated an emphasis on pastoral rather than administrative priorities
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Noun1.John Paul I - the first Pope to assume a double name; he reigned for only 34 days (1912-1978)
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Pope John Paul I's brief 33-day papacy changed the course of papal liturgy when he eschewed the papal coronation ceremony for a Mass of inauguration.
TPope John Paul I, known as the smiling Pope, was discovered dead in bed in 1978, aged 65, in the Vatican.
The shortest-serving Pope While John Paul I's 33-day tenure in 1978 resulted in the most recent Year of Three Popes, the first to occur since 1605, he is far from history's shortest-serving Pope.
"Dear brothers and sisters, we are saddened at the death of our beloved Pope John Paul I, and so the cardinals have called for a new bishop of Rome.
My first visit to Land's End was back in June 1982, at the time of Pope John Paul I's visit to Britain.
Before Pope Francis I, the last pope to choose an original name was Pope John Paul I, who died only 33 days after being elected in August 1978.
AN IRISH bishop who was like a son to the Pope has revealed how his successor John Paul I eerily predicted his own death and named Karol Wojtyla as his successor.
As a campaign to beatify Pope John Paul I gets underway on the 25th anniversary of his election, his private secretary has rejected old rumors of foul play surrounding the pope's death after just 33 days.
More provocative (and important) is Noonan's veiled displeasure at Pope John Paul I's 1978 decision to forswear a papal coronation with the traditional triple crown, or tiara, in favor of a simple "installation" - symbolized by the imposition of the metropolitan archbishop's pallium, a humble vestment without regal connotations.
John Paul I holds the title for briefest reign since 1605.
Between 1969 and 1982 he was private secretary to Popes Paul VI, John Paul I and John Paul II.
OFFICIALLY, Pope John Paul I had been dead only a few hours.