Last article of section "John XXIII"
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 confirmed, during an ordinary public consistory of cardinals, that John XXIII will be canonized, along with John Paul II,...read more
Articles from section "John XXIII"
Bishops are welcoming the letter of the Pope issued "motu proprio," on one's own initiative, concerning the expanded use of the Roman Missal promulgated by Pope John XXIII. The monthly …read more
Benedict XVI's letter on the Roman Missal promulgated by Pope John XXIII is an opportunity for Church members to widen their hearts, according to liturgy expert Father John Zuhlsdorf. On …read more
The Second Vatican Council was not an invention of Pope John XXIII, says his great-nephew Marco Roncalli. Rather, the Council was "the valuable instrument … [to] interpret in the line of …read more
The life of Pope Blessed John XXIII is still the focus of intense debate and numerous clichés which distort his intellectual and spiritual figure. To clarify the matter, a book has just been …read more
Here is the homily given by Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone at the Mass celebrated in St. Peter's on Oct. 11, memorial of Blessed John XXIII. * * * Pope John XXIII's message is still extraordinarily …read more