'I'm 96 and I knew Pope John since 1935

I've watched this video a few times today and couldn't resist sharing with you.  Here is Archbishop Loris Capovilla, the secretary for Pope John XIII, reminiscing about his old friend and boss.  So much wisdom here.  "Why don't we also get together to talk?" 

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Carlos Orozco
6 years 4 months ago
Pope John XXIII understood the need for Council Vatican II. However, I do quiver at the idea that bureaucratic organizations at the service of New World Order such as the UN, FAO and UNESCO are forces of good.
ed gleason
6 years 4 months ago
His hopes make you Quiver? I have a tingling when I think we could be blessed with another Pope John. And do we need one!!!!!!!!!!!!
NotoBene.. no lecturing... no negativity. Just "let's talk' 
Carolyn Disco
6 years 4 months ago
The disciples en route to Emmaus come to mind: ''Were not our hearts burning?''

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