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The dean of the College of Cardinals conferred the red hat on 98-year-old Loris Francesco Capovilla on Saturday, an honor that recognized his service as personal secretary of Pope John XXIII. Cardinal Capovilla was not present at the Feb. 22 consistory because of his age and frailty. Cardinal Capovilla receive...read more
Articles from section "John XXIII"
Catholic or not, many of us remember Blessed Pope John XXIII with special affection -- a man who committed himself to world peace and international justice. With his canonization just two …read more
Archbishop Loris Francesco Capovilla, one of three archbishop emeritii to be made cardinals at next month’s consistory, is, at 98 years of age, possibly the oldest churchman ever to be …read more
Monday it was announced that the date has been set for the canonization of John XXIII, the Pope who convened the Second Vatican Council more than 50 years ago. Speaking in Latin, Pope Francis …read more
The Vatican has confirmed that John XXIII and John Paul II will be canonized in the same ceremony on April 27, 2014. The date, which had been hinted at by Pope Francis, was confirmed by the …read more
In the first consistory that he has convened, Pope Francis has announced that the canonization of Blessed John Paul II and Blessed John XXIII will be held on Sunday, April 27th, 2014 in Rome. …read more