The Passing of John Paul

October 1978
America;10/14/1978, Vol. 139 Issue 11, p235
The author reflects on the death of Pope John Paul I. He relates the sudden death of the pope after serving only 34 days as the Supreme Pastor of the Roman Catholic Church. He captures the imaginations of the Catholics and non-Catholics alike despite of his shyness and self-depreciating personality. His death is also considered as the passing of a promise, but it is a promise that can still be redeemed.


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