John XXIII


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Italian pope from 1958 to 1963 who convoked the Second Vatican Council (1881-1963)

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By canonising him along with John XXIII, the Vatican is thought to be trying to ease concerns about John Paul II's swift sainthood by tying it together with the 50-year wait since the death of the "Good Pope".
In a major demonstration of his papal authority, Francis decided to make John XXIII a saint even though the Vatican has not confirmed a second miracle attributed to his intercession.
John XXIII was widely loved for his kindness and his moves to liberalize the church.
After her fellow nuns put an image of John XXIII on her stomach, the emaciated nun immediately rose from her bed and started eating again.
The real authority of the papacy over individual Catholics, gay and straight, has been breaking down ever since Pope John XXIII's successors began to oppose the new ideas he welcomed.
They praise John XXIII and appreciate the accomplishments of John Paul II, while having reservations about some of his approaches.
It was Pope John XXIII (1958-1963) who envisioned the Catholic church in the third millennium and offered great hope for renewal and reform.
Wills plays Franklin Roosevelt against Adlai Stevenson; Eleanor Roosevelt against Nancy Reagan; Ross Perot versus Roger Smith; Pope John XXIII against Celestine V (the only Pope forced to resign); Martha Graham against Madonna.
John XXIII was the Pope during the 1958 reconstruction of the cathedral.
Francis has been compared to Saint John XXIII, the "Good Pope John" who convened Vatican II, because his pastoral touch inspires hope in many.
On April 27, two popes, John XXIII and John Paul II, will join the ranks of formally canonized saints of the Catholic church.
Ironically, the cross was dedicated to the late Pope John Paul II who will be canonised on Sunday, April 28, along with Pope John XXIII.
11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time.
POPE John XXIII was pontiff from 1958 to his death in 1963 but his short reign is credited with transforming the Catholic Church.
The Vatican said Pope John XXIII, who was called the Second Vatican Council and enacted sweeping reforms to modernize the Church, will also be made a saint.