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Pope Paul VI Canonization Medal -Special Release pendant charm Blessed by Pope

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From Rome! Beautiful small medal

Pope Paul VI: Official medal. Perfect addition to your rosary or bracelet.

Blessed by Pope Francis in Saint Peter Square during public audience for Canonization.

Papa Montini - St. Paul VI
Prior to his election to the papacy, Giovanni Battista Montini spent much of his career in the Vatican’s diplomatic service, including serving as a senior aide to Pope Pius XII, before becoming the Cardinal of Milan.Upon his election to the papacy, Montini took the name Paul VI. He re-convened the Second Vatican Council, which had automatically closed with the death of John XXIII.

After the Council had concluded its work, Paul VI took charge of the interpretation and implementation of its mandates, often walking a thin line between the conflicting expectations of various groups within Catholicism. The magnitude and depth of the reforms affecting all fields of Church life during his pontificate exceeded similar reform programmes of his predecessors and successors.

Following the standard procedures that lead to sainthood, Pope Benedict XVI declared that the late pontiff had lived a life of heroic virtue and conferred the title of Venerable upon him on 20 December 2012. Pope Francis beatified him on 19 October 2014 after the recognition of a miracle attributed to his intercession. His liturgical feast was celebrated on the date of his birth on 26 September until 2019 when it was changed to the date of his sacerdotal ordination on 29 May. Pope Francis canonised Paul VI on 14 October 2018.


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