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Thirty-five years ago Aug. 25-26, Cardinal Albino Luciani, Patriarch of Venice was elected Pope after the death of the Servant of God Pope Paul VI. The conclave of 101 cardinals lasted two days and he was elected on the fourth ballot. Luciani took the name of John Paul I – the first pope to have two names. He want...read more
Articles from section "John Paul I"
A Mass was celebrated this afternoon in Venice to commemorate the centenary of the birth of Pope John Paul I, Albino Luciani, who was patriarch of that city from 1969 to 1978. The pontificate …read more
Although Pope John Paul II was Pontiff for only 33 days, he left a great spiritual legacy, says Benedict XVI. The Pope said this as he reflected on the readings from today's liturgy before …read more
Here is a translation of the address Benedict XVI gave before praying the Angelus with the crowds gathered in the courtyard of the papal summer residence of Castel Gandolfo. * * * Dear …read more
Cardinal Angelo Scola, patriarch of Venice, celebrated a Mass on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the election of "the smiling Pope," John Paul I. The celebration took place at the …read more