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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 unexpected death of John Paul I opened the doors to an unexpected choice of a non-Italian for the papacy, says Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger. In an interview with the monthly magazine Thirty …read more
Here is a translation of the address John Paul II gave at today's general audience in Paul VI Hall. He dedicated the address to the memory of his predecessor, Albino Luciani (1912-1978). * * * …read more
John Paul II reminisced about his immediate predecessor, 25 years after his death, and reflected on the previous Pope's warning that progress, without genuine fraternity, can become a …read more
The Congregation for Sainthood Causes has given its consent to begin the canonical process on the holiness of Pope John Paul I. The news was announced Sunday by Bishop Vincenzo Savio of the …read more