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Pope Paul VI and the future Pope John Paul I, 1972

October 12, 2014
Pope Paul VI and Cardinal Albino Luciani, the future Pope John Paul I, pictured in Venice in 1972
Pope Paul VI and Cardinal Albino Luciani, the future Pope John Paul I, are pictured in Venice in 1972. Pope Francis will beatify Pope Paul Oct. 19 during the closing Mass of the extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family.  (CNS photo/Giancarlo Giuliani, Catholic Press Photo) 
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