THE LIFE

 

Papa Giovanni XXIII

BIRTH AND FIRST YEARS OF LIFE IN THE FAMILY

EDUCATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD

ORDINATION AND THE FIRST YEARS AS A PRIEST

MILITARY SERVICE IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR 

FIRST NATIONAL TASK

IN THE DIPLOMATIC BODY OF THE HOLY SEE

PATRIARCH IN VENICE

ELECTION TO THE PONTIFICATE

PILGRIMAGE TO LORETO AND ASSISI

THE COUNCIL

INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR PEACE

AUDIENCE WITH THE SON-IN-LAW OF KRUSCEV

PACEM IN TERRIS

THE DEATH

THE BEATIFICATION

HIS BODY

CANONIZATION

On June 3, 2001 Pentecost Sunday and the thirty-eighth anniversary of his death, after the reconnaissance of his body still found intact, his body is transferred from the Vatican grottos to the Basilica of St. Peter at the altar of St. Jerome. In fact his first assignment after being ordained a priest was a teacher of Patrology and St. Jerome was a great father of the church who translated the Bible from Hebrew into Latin. His Holiness Pope John Paul II in the homily of Pentecost Mass rec alled Blessed Pope John XXIII with moving words. Now the blessed John XXIII rests in the altar of this noble father of the Church who preceded him on the sanctity path.

 

Papa Giovanni XXIII salma

Now the blessed Pope John XXIII rests at the altar of this noble father of the church who preceded him on the path of holiness. The sarcophagus in which the coffin was kept is transferred to Sotto il Monte, his native town in the church of Santa Maria in Brusicco.