giovedì 14 settembre 2017

John XXIII's naming as patron saint of Italian army met with criticism
NC Reporter
(Joshua J. McElwee) Pope St. John XXIII, who dedicated the last days of his life to cry out for an end to the proliferation of nuclear weapons in the famous 1963 encyclical Pacem in Terris, has been named the patron saint of the Italian army. The Vatican's Congregation for Divine Worship and the Disciple of the Sacraments assigned the title to the recently sainted pope in June, (...)