Pope John XXIII’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 25, 1881

Death Date

Jun 3, 1963

Age of Death

81 years

Cause of Death

Peritonitis

Place of Death

Jun 3, 1963

Profession

Religious Leader

The religious leader Pope John died at the age of 81. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Head of the Catholic Church from 1958 to 1963 who was the first pope to take the name “John” in more than 500 years.

He had twelve brothers and sisters.

Quotes

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“I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart.” (Pope John XXIII)

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“Christ’s Church is, above all, the spiritual temple where every Christian knows he has his place: he knows he has it, and he is aware of his duty to keep it with honor, dignity, and grace.” (Pope John XXIII)

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“Authority is mainly a moral power; therefore, it must first call upon the conscience, that is, upon the duty that each person has to contribute willingly to the common good.” (Pope John XXIII)

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“It is now for the Catholic Church to bend herself to her work with calmness and generosity. It is for you to observe her with renewed and friendly attention.” (Pope John XXIII)

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“The feelings of my smallness and my nothingness always kept me good company.” (Pope John XXIII)