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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"
The Roman phase of the cause for canonization of Pope John Paul I has opened. The diocesan investigation into the cause ended on Nov. 10 and the Roman phase began last Wednesday. Officials …read more
Here is a Vatican translation of the address Benedict XVI gave Oct. 8 after previewing the film about Pope John Paul I entitled "Pope Luciani, God's Smile." * * * Palazzo San Carlo Sunday, 8 …read more
Here is a translation of the address Benedict XVI gave Sunday afternoon, after watching the premiere of the film "Pope Luciani: The Smile of God." The film, produced by the Italian public …read more
John Paul I passed into history as "the Pope of the smile" -- and Benedict XVI thinks he knows why. After watching a film on John Paul I on Sunday, Benedict XVI said that the secret of the …read more