Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Pope Paul Vl

On this day, June 21, 1963 Cardinal Montini was elected pope. He took the name Paul Vl. 

He died in 1978 and was succeeded by John Paul l.

Since his papacy there has only been one Italian pope, John Paul l, whose time in the Vatican was 33 days. He was 66 when elected pope.

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