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Remembering John Paul I

35 Years Ago Today, Luciani Was Elected Successor of Peter

Rome, (Zenit.org) Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB | 1798 hits

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...

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