John xxiii



(Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli) 1881–1963, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1958–63.
Contemporary Examples

Popes John XXIII, John Paul II, and Benedict XVI were phenomenal friends of the world Jewish community and Israel.
Peter Beinart’s Bias Against Me, Cory Booker, and Israel Rabbi Shmuley Boteach June 13, 2013

This is a chance for the Church to join the modern world as it did in the early 1960s under John XXIII.
An Opportunity for the Catholic Church Michael Tomasky February 10, 2013

He added that no pope has worn an XL since “Pope John XXIII, who died in 1963.”
The Vatican’s Big Fashion Problem: How Fat Is the New Pope? Misty White Sidell March 10, 2013

“It reminds me of when I photographed Pope John XXIII,” Karsh said softly.
The Man Who Photographed the 20th Century’s Greatest Icons Chantel Tattoli December 15, 2013

The progressives, inspired by Pope John XXIII, wanted to let in some fresh air.
We Miserable Catholics Frank McCourt December 18, 2008

This weekend Francis canonizes two of his predecessors, Popes John Paul II and John XXIII.
Who Really Put the Pope in Charge? Candida Moss April 26, 2014

Francis opted to waive the requisite second miracle for John XXIII usually needed for non-martyrs to reach sainthood.
Popes, Saints, Miracles, Weird Relics and Odd Omens Converge on Rome Barbie Latza Nadeau April 25, 2014

Pope John XXIII appointed a commission to study it, which led many Catholics to assume change was coming.
The Catholic Church’s Next Scandal James Carroll October 16, 2009

The sick sister was healed after relics from John XXIII were placed on the fistula on her abdomen.
Popes, Saints, Miracles, Weird Relics and Odd Omens Converge on Rome Barbie Latza Nadeau April 25, 2014

noun
original name Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli. 1881–1963, pope (1958–63). He promoted ecumenism and world peace and summoned the second Vatican Council (1962–65)

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