Daily Archives: June 3, 2013

Our story reporting the death of Pope John XXIII

Editor’s Note: Fifty years ago this evening, Pope John XXIII died in his apartment in Vatican City. This is the unedited version of our story reporting on his death. POPE JOHN DEAD AT 81 AT 7:49 P.M. JUNE 3 AFTER … Continue reading

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Sharing memories of Blessed John XXIII

By Robert Duncan VATICAN CITY — Marking the 50th anniversary of the death of Blessed John XXIII, 3,000 pilgrims from the pope’s home diocese made a pilgrimage to Rome today with their bishop, Francesco Beschi of Bergamo. Pope Francis was … Continue reading

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