The Gospel According to St. Matthew (film)
The Gospel According to Matthew (Italian: Il Vangelo secondo Matteo) is a 1964 Italian biographical drama film directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini. It is a retelling of the story of Jesus Christ, from...
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Second Vatican Council
The Second Vatican Council (Latin: Concilium Oecumenicum Vaticanum Secundum or informally known as Vatican II) addressed relations between the Roman Catholic Church and the modern world. It was the tw...
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Luigi Maglione
Luigi Maglione (2 March 1877 – 23 August 1944) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He was elevated to the cardinalate in 1935 and served as the Vatican Secretary of State under Pope...
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Giovanni Battista Caprara
Giovanni Battista Caprara Montecuccoli (1733 – 1810) was an Italian statesman and cardinal and archbishop of Milan from 1802 to 1810. Legate of Pius VII in France, he implemented the Concordat of 1801...
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Pope John XXIII and Judaism
The relations between Pope John XXIII and Judaism are generally thought to have been among the best in the bi-millennial history of Christianity. The pontiff began an ecclesiastical policy of Christia...
Pope Leo XI
Pope Leo XI (2 June 1535 – 27 April 1605), born Alessandro Ottaviano de' Medici, was Pope from 1 to 27 April 1605. His pontificate is one of the briefest in history having lasted under a month. He hai...
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Valerio Valeri
Valerio Valeri (7 November 1883 – 22 July 1963) was an Italian Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as Prefect of the Sacred Congregation for Religious in the Roman Curia from 1953 until h...
Tiara of Pope John XXIII
The Tiara of Pope John XXIII was the personal Papal Tiara (triregnum in Latin, triregno in Italian) presented by the region of Bergamo to Angelo Roncalli, who was born there, following his election as...
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Fortunato Baldelli
Fortunato Baldelli (6 August 1935 – 20 September 2012) was an Italian Catholic Cardinal. He served as Apostolic Nuncio in France from June 1999 until 2009. He was the Major Penitentiary of the Apostol...
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Angelo Felici
Angelo Felici J.C.D. (July 26, 1919, Segni, province of Frosinone – June 17, 2007, Rome) was an Italian Cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church and President of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia ...
Lorenzo Antonetti
Lorenzo Antonetti (31 July 1922 – 10 April 2013) was a Cardinal in the Catholic Church, who held several positions in the Vatican diplomatic service.
Antonetti was born on 31 July 1922 in Romagnan...
Pope John XXIII
Pope Saint John XXIII (Latin: Ioannes XXIII; born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, [ˈandʒelo dʒuˈzɛppe roŋˈkalli]; 25 November 1881 – 3 June 1963) reigned from 28 October 1958 to his death...
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Pope Urban VIII
Pope Urban VIII (Latin: Urbanus VIII; baptised 5 April 1568 – 29 July 1644), was Pope from 6 August 1623 to his death in 1644. He was the last pope to expand the papal territory by force of a...
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Paolo Bertoli
Paolo Bertoli S.T.D. JUD (1 February 1908 – 8 November 2001) was a Roman Catholic Cardinal and Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. Paolo Bertoli was born in Poggio Garfagnana, Italy....
Paolo Marella
Paolo Marella (25 January 1895 – 15 October 1984) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served in the Roman Curia following a career as a delegate of the Holy See, and was elevated ...
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Luigi Ventura
Luigi Ventura (9 December 1944-) is the current Apostolic Nuncio to France since his appointment by Pope Benedict XVI on 22 September 2009.Ventura was born in 1944 in Borgosatollo, Italy. He was orda...
Bonaventura Cerretti
Bonaventura Cerretti (17 June 1872 – 8 May 1933) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura from 1931 until his death...
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Ceremonial of John XXIII
The Ceremonial of John XXIII was the last to use full papal ceremony, much of which was abolished subsequently after Vatican II.
His papal coronation ran for the traditional five hours (Pope Paul ...
Cardinals created by John XXIII
Pope John XXIII (r. 1958–1963) created 52 cardinals in five consistories.
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Filippo Antonio Gualterio (cardinal)
Filippo Antonio Gualterio (24 March 1660 – 21 April 1728) was made a papal nuncio to France (1700–1706) and a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church from 1706.
Gualterio was born in Fermo. Descend...
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Sanctissimus Dominus Noster
Sanctissimus Dominus Noster is a papal bull of Pope Urban VIII which was given on 13 March 1625.
The document's main purpose was to regulate the Catholic faithful against giving devotion to deceas...
Pope John (numbering)
The numbering of Popes John does not occur in strict numerical order. These discrepancies are due in part to a now discounted belief in another Pope John between John XIV and John XV, and the antipapa...
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Papal conclave, 1958
The Papal conclave of 1958 occurred following the death of Pope Pius XII on 9 October 1958 in Castel Gandolfo, after a 19-year pontificate. The conclave to elect his successor commenced on 25 October ...
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Benedetto Lorenzelli
Benedetto Lorenzelli (May 11, 1853—September 15, 1915) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Prefect of the Sacred Congregation of Studies from 1914 until his deat...
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List of encyclicals of Pope John XXIII
Pope John XXIII issued eight Papal Encyclicals during his five-year reign as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, from his election on October 28, 1958 until his death on June 3, 1963. Two of his encyli...
Statue of Pope Urban VIII
The Statue of Urban VIII is a large statue from the late 1630s, of the then pope Urban VIII. It was executed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and his workshop. The work was commissioned in 1635 and took five y...
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Moral theology of John XXIII
Although Angelo Roncalli has a reputation as being one of the most liberal Popes in history, a careful examination of the moral theology of John XXIII tends to deconstruct this reputation, given that ...
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