Thursday, September 29, 2005

On this date in history

In 1978, Pope John Paul I was found dead in his Vatican apartment just over a month after becoming head of the Roman Catholic Church.

Read the other factoids here.

Was it murder? Was it a broken heart over his treatment by the Curia? Was it simply poor health? Only God knows. However he died, as ANSA reports, his canonization process is well underway.

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