Popes John XXIII, John Paul II, and Benedict XVI were phenomenal friends of the world Jewish community and Israel.
This is a chance for the Church to join the modern world as it did in the early 1960s under John XXIII.
He added that no pope has worn an XL since “Pope John XXIII, who died in 1963.”
"It reminds me of when I photographed Pope John XXIII," Karsh said softly.
The progressives, inspired by Pope John XXIII, wanted to let in some fresh air.
This weekend Francis canonizes two of his predecessors, Popes John Paul II and John XXIII.
Francis opted to waive the requisite second miracle for John XXIII usually needed for non-martyrs to reach sainthood.
Pope John XXIII appointed a commission to study it, which led many Catholics to assume change was coming.
The sick sister was healed after relics from John XXIII were placed on the fistula on her abdomen.