Monday, January 29, 2007

Papal Tombs and Monuments (1800-2005) Part XIII

Pope John Paul I
His Eminence Albino Cardinal Luciani, Cardinal Priest of San Marco, Patriarch of Venice. Elected Bishop of Rome on 26 August 1978 in the Vatican Apostolic Palace, taking the name John Paul I.

Pope John Paul I died on 28 September 1978 in the Vatican. He was buried on 4 October in the Grottoes of the Patriarchal Vatican Basilica.

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