John XXIII


John XXIII

John XXIII can refer to:
*Antipope John XXIII, claimant to papacy in 15th century Western Schism
*Pope John XXIII (1958-1963)


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  • JOHN XXIII° — (1881–1963), pope 1958–63. Born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, he convened the Second Vatican Council (1962–65) and raised the papacy to new popularity with his warm, friendly style after the severe formality of his predecessor, pius xii . He served… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • John XXIII — • Antipope (1370 1419) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • John XXIII — (1881 1963) an Italian priest who became ↑Pope (=the leader of the Roman Catholic religion) in 1958 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • John XXIII — (Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli) 1881 1963, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1958 63. * * * orig. Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli born Nov. 25, 1881, Sotto il Monte, Italy died June 3, 1963, Rome Pope (1958–63). He studied theology in Rome, was ordained a priest in …   Universalium

  • John XXIII —    1) (c. 1370–1419)    Antipope.    John was born Baldassare Cossa in Naples, and was educated at the University of Bologna. He presided over the Council of Pisa in 1409 in an attempt to bring the papal schism to an end. Both existing Popes were …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • John (XXIII) — ▪ antipope original name  Baldassare Cossa   born , Naples died Nov. 22, 1419, Florence       schismatic antipope from 1410 to 1415.       After receiving his doctorate of law at Bologna, Cossa entered the Curia during the Western Schism, when… …   Universalium

  • John XXIII — (Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli) (1881–1963)    Pope 1958–63. When a successor had to be elected in 1958 to Pope Pius XII, the choice fell on the seventy seven year old Cardinal Roncalli, as a compromise between more illustrious candidates. Of peasant… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • JOHN XXIII — (1881 1963)    Italian POPE who convened the SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL (1962 1963). His reforms and attempts to modernize the CHURCH had a far reaching effect on ROMAN CATHOLICISM …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • John XXIII — Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • John XXIII — /dʒɒn/ (say jon) noun Saint (Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli), 1881–1963, Italian ecclesiastic; pope 1958–63; in 1962, convened Vatican II, the first ecumenical council in almost 100 years; canonised in 2014 …   Australian English dictionary


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