TCC Video: 8 Revolutionary Achievements of Pope John XXIII

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Pope John XXIII

Today is the feast of Pope John XXIII . He is remembered as a man of peace and goodwill who convened the 2nd Vatican Council. Watch a short video about some of the achievements of Pope John, aka The Good Pope, from Rome Reports after the jump:

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Misc: Pope Condemns War

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U.S. Marines in Iraq

Pope Francis said at mass in Assisi, “From this City of Peace, I repeat with all the strength and the meekness of love: Let us respect creation, let us not be instruments of destruction. . . May there be an end to armed conflicts which cover the earth with blood; may the clash of arms be silenced . . . Let us listen to the cry of all those who are weeping, who are suffering and who are dying because of violence, terrorism or war.” Read his entire remarks here:  Papal Mass Draws Thousands. Elsewhere Pope Francis has urged Catholics to read Pope John XXIII’s Cold War Encyclical “Pacem in Terris” or “Peace on Earth”. Read it after the jump:

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