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Blessed Pope Paul VI

(Giovanni Battista Montini)

1963.06.21 – 1978.08.06

Bishop of Rome

Vicar of Jesus Christ

Successor of the Prince of the Apostles

Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church

Patriarch of the West

Primate of Italy Italy

Metropolitan Archbishop of the Province of Rome

Sovereign of the Vatican City State Vatican City State

Servant of the Servants of God


Episcopal Motto: In nomine Domini

Born:1897.09.26 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1920.05.29
Consecrated Bishop:1954.12.12
Created Cardinal:1958.12.15
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1963.06.21
Installed as Supreme Pontiff:1963.06.30
Died:1978.08.06 († 80)

Substitute for General Affairs of Secretariat of State (1937.12.16 – 1952.11.29)

Pro-Secretary for Ordinary Affairs of Secretariat of State (1952.11.29 – 1954.11.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Milano (Italy) (1954.11.01 – 1963.06.21)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Silvestro e Martino ai Monti (1958.12.18 – 1963.06.21)

Prefect of Sacred Congregation for the Oriental Churches (1963.06.21 – 1967.08.15)

Prefect of Sacred Congregation for Bishops (1963.06.21 – 1967.08.15)

Supreme Pontiff (1963.06.21 [1963.06.30] – 1978.08.06)

Cardinals Created:
Cardinals Created 143 Cardinals (6 Consistories)

Documents Issued:
206 Documents 206 Documents

Buried at:
Papal Basilica Crypt of St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City State (Floor tomb)


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