Pope John Xxiii Shepherd Of The Modern World - minik.cf

pope john xxiii wikipedia - pope john xxiii latin ioannes italian giovanni born angelo giuseppe roncalli italian pronunciation and elo d u z ppe ro kalli 25 november 1881 3 june 1963 was head of the catholic church and sovereign of the vatican city state from 28 october 1958 to his death in 1963 he was canonized on 27 april 2014 angelo giuseppe roncalli was the fourth of fourteen children born, pope john xxiii jewishvirtuallibrary org - 1881 1963 pope john xxiii 1881 1963 pope 1958 63 born angelo giuseppe roncalli he convened the second vatican council 1962 65 and raised the papacy to new popularity with his warm friendly style after the severe formality of his predecessor pius xii he served as a parish priest and seminary professor from 1904 to 1925 in bergamo italy and was appointed archbishop and papal, pope benedict xvi wikipedia - joseph aloisius ratzinger was born on 16 april holy saturday 1927 at schulstra e 11 at 8 30 in the morning in his parents home in marktl bavaria germany he was baptised the same day he is the third and youngest child of joseph ratzinger sr a police officer and maria ratzinger n e peintner his grand uncle was the german priest politician georg ratzinger, saint paul vi biography second vatican council - st paul vi saint paul vi italian pope during a period including most of the second vatican council and the immediate postconciliar era in which he issued directives and guidance to a changing roman catholic church his pontificate was confronted with the uncertainties of a church facing a new role in the contemporary world, important dates in the life of pope john paul ii - the longest reigning pope in modern history john paul ii took his message on the road visiting 129 countries several repeatedly on 104 trips and logging more than 700 000 miles in a papacy that lasted more than 27 years