Sunday, January 21, 2007

Papal Tombs and Monuments (1800-2005) Part XII

Pope Paul VI

His Eminence Giovanni Battista Cardinal Montini, Cardinal Priest of Santi Silvestro e Martino ai Monti, Archbishop of Milan. Elected Bishop of Rome on 21 June 1963 in the Vatican Apostolic Palace, taking the name Paul VI.

Pope Paul VI died on 6 August 1978 at Castelgandolfo. He was buried on 12 August in the Grottoes of the Patriarchal Vatican Basilica.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

May Paul VI rest in peace. Definetly the worse pope of the XXth century.

FJM Madden said...

'Definitely', perhaps?

Use only words that build up please!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the correction. Of the XXth Century, who else?