John XXIII


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John XXIII

, Saint Originally Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli. 1881-1963.
Pope (1958-1963) who convoked the Second Vatican Council (1962), the first general council of the Church in almost a century, and worked for world peace and Christian unity.

John XXIII

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(Biography) Saint. original name Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli. 1881–1963, pope (1958–63). He promoted ecumenism and world peace and summoned the second Vatican Council (1962–65); canonized in 2014. Feast day: Oct 11 or June 4
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Noun1.John XXIII - Italian pope from 1958 to 1963 who convoked the Second Vatican Council (1881-1963)
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Then, quite unexpectedly, came a warming season in the form of the Second Vatican Council, convened by the second John XXIII in 1962.
Pope John XXIII challenged the powers that be when he announced the founding of the council, against the loud and ongoing dissent of the Roman Curia.
As Pope John XXIII wrote in Pacem in Terris, we live in an era when the universal common good demands that states freely cooperate with one another in international organizations that follow the rule of law.
Paul became pope in 1963 after the death of Pope John XXIII.
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But in that revealing interview he gave to fellow Jesuit Antonio Spadaro last year, Francis remembered John XXIII as a radical in a sense that ordinary Catholics would not readily understand.
It always feels like a breath of fresh air to me when we reach the year 1958 and the election of Angelo Roncalli as Pope John XXIII.
Although the crowds at the Vatican City has grown noticeably bigger since Pope Francis became pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church in March 2013, the record estimated 800,000 pilgrims filled St Peter's Square and nearby streets early Sunday morning to be present for the declaration of Pope John Paul II and Pope john XXIII as saints.
A million people joined Pope Francis and Pope Benedict XVI in St Peter's Square for the canonisation of John XXIII and John Paul II.
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POPE FRANCIS has declared his two predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints in an unprecedented canonisation ceremony made even more historic by the presence of retired Pope Benedict XVI.