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Born: 1881 AD
Died: 1963 AD
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Italian Catholic prelate and Vatican diplomat


ordained Catholic priest 1904


papal nuncio to Turkey and Greece 1935-1944


papal nuncio to France 1944-1953


cardinal 1953


pope 1958-1963


attempted to liberalize Catholicism


convened 2nd Vatican Council 1962-1963


beatified 2000