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  Pope John XXIII Catholic Community
Pope John XXIII Catholic Community is a newly formed parish dedicated to blending the plurality and diversity of our new parishioners into the unity of the Body of Christ.
Many saw him as an interim pope, but three months into his reign he astounded his colleagues by calling a council of all the bishops to "open the windows and examine the state of the Church." This was the birth of Vatican II Council.
John XXIII goes down in history as "The Pope Of The Modern Church." On the way to sainthood, he was beatified by the Church on September 3, 2000.
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  AllRefer.com - John XXIII, pope (Roman Catholic Popes And Antipopes) - Encyclopedia
John XXIII, pope, Roman Catholic Popes And Antipopes
Pope John XXIII almost doubled the number of cardinals, making the college the largest in history.
On Jan. 25, 1959, he quietly announced the intention of calling an ecumenical council to consider measures for renewal of the church in the modern world, promotion of diversity within the encasing unity of the church, and the reforms that had been earnestly promoted by the ecumenical movement and the liturgical movement (see liturgy).
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 Pope John XXIII Parish
The Pope John XXIII Centre lies within the boundaries of the Parish of Saint Nicolas de Flüe (the Patron Saint of Switzerland) located at Rue Montbrillant 57-59 in Geneva.
The members of the Parish of John XXIII are from all walks of life, including the international business sector, governmental and non-governmental organisations, diplomatic representations to the United Nations, students, individuals involved in service industries, and many others.
The John XXIII Centre was built through the generosity of the latee Leon Vermot (1890-1968), a Geneva citizen who so admired the ecumenical spirit of Pope John XXIII that he left a bequest for the construction of a parish church in Petit-Saconnex, to be named after the Pope.
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 Illuminating Lives: Pope John XXIII
In 1871, with the loss of the papal states to the modern nation of Italy and the restriction of Vatican sovereignty to its current borders, Pope Pius IX had proclaimed himself a "prisoner of the Vatican" and taken a defensive stance toward the modern world.
Pope Pius X (reigned 1903 - 1914) took this isolating trend further by undertaking a purge of "Modernists", especially biblical scholars who used modern textual criticism, driving many intellectuals from the Church.
Within a few months his beloved Radini-Tedeschi died, Pope Pius X died (to be succeeded by Benedict XV), and Italy declared war on Austria and Germany, entering World War I. Roncalli was called up to serve in the medical corps.
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 December 1, 1999 TOP 100 CATHOLICS: (dec1top.htm)
John XXIII was, in effect, a plump, rotund Pontiff whose outgoing, unpredictable Italian persona and willingness to delegate was 180 degrees from the stoic, predictable personality of Pius XII and his insistence on dealing with all matters personally.
Though John XXIII was considered by conservatives a liberal himself, he realized it was vital to intervene and declare that the issue should be redrafted by a mixed commission in hopes of passing.
John XXIII followed up that encyclical with an even stronger one, his last as it turned out, on April 11, 1963 entitled Pacem in terris in which he addressed all mankind, outlining the need for human rights for all and calling for a communion between East and West to live in peaceful coexistence.
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  Pope John XXIII: Model and Mentor for Leaders by Rev. Bob (Bernard R.) Bonnot, Ph.D.
He received his Ph.D. for his study on the pontificate of Pope John XXIII from the University of Chicago in 1976 and was one of the pioneers in establishing the now defunct Catholic Television Network of America (CTNA) for the Roman Catholic Bishops of the United States.
Pope John XXIII is considered one of the most impactful modern church leaders.
John XXIII developed cancer at the beginning of the Council and died on June 3, 1963.
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 John XXIII@Everything2.com
Pope John XXIII was the most popular Pope of the 20th century, and perhaps any other, beloved by both Catholics and non-Catholics.
John was beatified by John Paul II in 2000, but his canonization is in doubt despite his intense popularity because the conservative elements in the church see him as a symbol of liberalism.
John XXIII is regarded as a very warm and holy man, and is even under consideration for canonization as a Saint.
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 Pope John XXIII at AllExperts
XXIII), born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli (November 25, 1881 – June 3, 1963), he was elected as the 261st Pope of the Catholic Church and sovereign of Vatican City on October 28, 1958.
Pope John XXIII was the last pope to use full papal ceremonial, much of which was abolished subsequently after Vatican II.
(Pope Paul VI opted for a shorter ceremony while later popes declined to be crowned.) However, as with his predecessor Pope Pius XII, he chose to have the coronation itself take place on the balcony of St. Peter's in view of the crowds assembled in St. Peter's Square.
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 Pope John XXIII | Biography and Writings of Angelo Roncalli, Pope John XXIII -Welcome to The Crossroads Initiative   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pope John XXIII, baptized Angelo Roncalli, was born into a peasant sharecropping family near Bergamo, in Northern Italy.
Yet before the second session could meet in Fall of 1963, Pope John XXIII died, and was succeeded by Cardinal Montini, Archbishop of Milan, who took the name of Paul VI.
The holiness of Pope John XXIII was clearly manifest in his benevolence and striking humility.
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 Pope John 23rd Church: Main
The Pope John XXIII Parish Community covers the area of Cole Harbour, Lawrencetown.
Pope John XXIII Church Is located at 35 Colby Drive in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
Pope John XXIII was born Angelo Guiseppe Roncalli, on a cold rainy morning in the little farming community of Sotto il Monte -- "Under the Mountain".
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 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : October 11, 2006 : John XXIII
Blessed Pope John XXIII was born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli at Sotto il Monte, Italy, in the Diocese of Bergamo on 25 November 1881.
The fathers at that Council, under the guidance of Pope Celestine, formally condemned the errors of Nestorius and declared as Catholic faith the doctrine that the Blessed Virgin Mary, who gave birth to Jesus, was truly the Mother of God.
At the same time the Pope singled out Mary, the Mother of God and the one blessed among women together with the holy Family of Nazareth as the foremost model for the dignity and sanctity of chaste married life and for the religious education of youth.
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 Pope John XXIII Predicted
Pope John had periodic visits from both Jesus and the Virgin Mary, said a reverend who's pored over the wondrous tales.
The pope was saddened to learn that conditions will get much worse before they take a sudden, sensational turn in the year 2000 that will return the world to its pristine beauty that was here for Adam and Eve.
Pope John writes of heavenly visitors arriving by June of 1995 in flaming chariots of steel.
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Pope Silvester and the emperor Constantine erred in endowing the church.
If the pope is wicked, and especially if he is foreknown to damnation, then he is a devil like Judas the apostle, a thief and a son of perdition and is not the head of the holy church militant since he is not even a member of it.
The pope ought not to be called "most holy" even by reason of his office, for otherwise even a king ought to be called "most holy" by reason of his office and executioners and heralds ought to be called "holy", indeed even the devil would be called "holy" since he is an official of God.
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 Pope John XXIII - Ascension of Immortal Saints
Pope John XXIII was born Angelo Guiseppe Roncalli, on a cold rainy morning in the little farming community of Sotto il Monte - "Under the Mountain".
Pope John XXIII excommunicated Fidel Castro on January 3, 1962 in line with a 1949 decree by Pope Pius XII forbidding Catholics from supporting communist governments.
Known affectionately as "Good Pope John" to many people, in A.D. 2001 John was declared Blessed by Pope John Paul II, the next-to-last step on the road to sainthood.
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In April, 1411, John XXIII advanced with Louis of Anjou upon Rome, where they vigorously prosecuted the war against Ladislaus of Naples, and completely routed him at the battle of Roccasecca (19 May, 1411), but made no use of their victory.
John and his nine cardinals made their entry into Constance on 29 October, 1414, and on 5 November the council was opened.
John was accused of the gravest offences in several inimical writings as well as in the formal charges of the council.
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 BBC - h2g2 - The Other Pope JOHN XXIII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This first John XXIII was born in 1370 (approx.) and ruled as Pope from 1400 to 1415.
John XXIII was anxious to get Sigismund to aid him in knocking off Ladislaus, so he approved the Council meeting.
John now did not need to get Sigismund's help but was trapped into entering the Council to resolve the issue of the Three Popes.
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 John XXIII (pope) - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 John XXIII, pope. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pope John XXIII almost doubled the number of cardinals, making the college the largest in history to that point.
His heartiness, his overflowing love for humanity individually and collectively, and his freshness of approach to ecclesiastical affairs made “Good Pope John” one of the best-loved popes of modern times.
John XXIII was beatified in 2000 by Pope John Paul II.
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 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient His Holiness Pope John XXIII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He brought to all citizens of the planet a heightened sense of the dignity of the individual, of the brotherhood of man, and of the common duty to build an environment of peace for all human kind.
Pope John XXIII summoned the Italian bishops to the Roman Synod of 1959 as an anticipation of the Second Vatican Council.
In a massive reaffirmation of traditional practice, the pope solemnly confirmed the use of Latin, condemned all attempts at creativity on the part of the celebrant of Holy Mass, ordered Gregorian Chant, and forbade women entry to the altar area.
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 Pope John XXIII was Embalmed
In a surreal ceremony, John's body was carried on Sunday in a glass coffin to a new resting place in St Peter's Basilica where it will be visible to the faithful.
"John was a great pope, a piece of history," Goglia told Reuters Television in an interview before the ceremony in his Rome home, where he now reproduces famous paintings and icons.
John recalled that the body of his predecessor Pius XII was preserved so badly in 1958 that the four men standing guard in the Vatican had to be changed every 15 minutes because they could not stand the stench.
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 The Life of Pope John XXIII
Pope John XXIII was born Angelo Guiseppe Roncalli in the small northern Italian village of Sotto il Monte on November 25, 1881.
Pope John XXIII seemed to be uncomfortable "pontificating".
The Pope replied "Oh, no more than half of them." Some people have said that his answer shows why people call him "Good Pope John." He always erred on the side of charity.
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 TIME Person of the Year -- Archive Since 1927
It is the genius of Pope John XXIII that he sensed that the time was ripe for internal renewal in the church, and opened the way for it.
Pope John, watching the proceedings in his apartment over closed- circuit TV, ruled that there was no point in continuing to discuss a document that so many bishops disapproved of.
Pope John, though he has roundly condemned "the mistakes, greed and violence" of the Soviet rulers, is known to feel that the 1962 brand of Communism is no worse than a lot of other problems the church has faced in the past.
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 Almost a Saint: Pope John XXIII - November 1996 Issue of St. Anthony Messenger Magazine Online
The cause of this pope of the first Vatican Council and of the proclamation of papal infallibility who refused to be reconciled with "progress, democracy and modern civilization" is still on course but remains controversial.
Pope John thought the Council would conclude within months, but instead he was to die before its second session.
Pope John Paul II could be tempted to proclaim John XXIII a saint for the Great Jubilee of the Year 2000.
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 CNN.com - Vatican exhumes Pope John XXIII - March 24, 2001
Popes are buried in ceremonial dress and are not embalmed.
However, Pope John XXIII was treated with the preservative formalin to prepare his body before it was laid out in state, Ansa said.
The pope is due to be moved from the cave under the basilica, where many popes are buried, to a new position on the main floor of the basilica to help cope with the flow of pilgrims who come to pray at his tomb.
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 Pope John XXIII
This is a wonderful biography of the pudgy man born to a poor peasant family who became, in his old age, the much-beloved (at least by the people) Pope John XXIII.
Then in 1963 the pope died and a few months later the young American president was assassinated and the whole world changed (or at least it seemed--and seems--to me).
Cahill concludes with a negative, almost searing, overview of Pope John's successors including a pretty nasty picture of Pope John Paul II who he thinks represents a weird, Polish kind of Catholcism.
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 Portugal Newspaper Shows Pope John XXIII Was a Practicing Freemason
Other allegations surface showing John XXIII was closely associated with Communists and Freemasons, as he and his followers illegally usurped the papacy from the lawfully elected and true Pontiff, Pope Gregory XVII.
Pope Gregory XVII would not be permitted to take his rightful place in the line of the successors of Peter.
John XXIII's address at the opening of Vatican II, the instrument which was to bring about Revolution within the Church, are a rebuke for Pius XII, Cardinal Siri, and the Blessed Virgin Mary herself: "In these modern times," he said, "they can see nothing but prevarication and ruin.
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