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Wit and wisdom of good Pope John

John XXIII Pope.

Wit and wisdom of good Pope John

sayings and anecdotes

by John XXIII Pope.

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Published by Catholic Book Club in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcollected by Henry Fesquet ; translated by Salvator Attanasio, with an introduction by the Abbot of Downside.
ContributionsFesquet, Henri.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17428350M

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