The Servant of God Pope John Paul I
One that showed "the merciful face of the Church"
17 October 1912 - 28 September 1978
God, Who, in Thine ineffable providence,
didst will that Thy servant John Paul I
should be numbered among the high priests,
grant, we beseech Thee, that he,
who on earth held the place of Thine only-begotten Son,
may be joined forevermore to the fellowship of Thy holy pontiffs.
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