A Timeline of the Life of Albino Luciani

MILESTONES IN THE LIFE OF ALBINO LUCIANI

10/17/12   Born in Forno di Canale (now Canale d’Agordo)

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10/18/23   Enters minor seminary in Feltre

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9/29   Enters major seminary in Belluno, Seminario Gregoriano

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2/2/35   Ordained Deacon

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7/7/35   Ordained Priest

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7/9/35   Named curate in his hometown

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12/18/35   Appointed instructor of religion at the Technical Institute of Mining

7/37   Becomes vice-rector and teacher of the Belluno seminary

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3/27/41   Enrolls at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome

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2/27/47   Graduates Magna Cum Laude with a Doctorate in Sacred Theology

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11/47   Appointed Pro-Chancellor of the Diocese of Belluno

12/15/47   Becomes a Monsignor

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2/2/48   Appointed Pro-Vicar General of the Diocese of Belluno

3/2/48   His mother dies

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12/49   Publishes Catechetica in Briciole

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4/4/50   Publishes his doctoral thesis

1/9/52   His father dies

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2/6/54   Appointed Vicar General of the Diocese of Belluno

12/15/58   Named Bishop of Vittorio Veneto by Pope John XXIII

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12/27/58   Consecrated in Saint Peter’s Basilica by Pope John

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1962-1965   Participates in the Second Vatican Council

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4/68   Submits report on the subject of birth control to Pope Paul VI

12/15/69   Appointed Archbishop of Venice by Pope Paul VI

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2/8/70   Receives the title of Patriarch of Venice

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3/5/73   Created Cardinal

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1/76   Publishes Illustrissimi

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8/10/78   Leaves Venice for Rome for the funeral of Pope Paul and the ensuing conclave

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8/26/78   Elected 263rd pope, taking the first double name in history, John Paul I

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9/3/78   Refuses coronation and is formally installed in a ceremony in which he accepts the simple bishop’s pallium

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 9/23/78   Makes his only excursion outside Vatican City to meet with Rome’s mayor and take possession of  Saint John Lateran

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9/28/78   Dies alone in his bedroom in the papal apartment

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 10/4/78   Entombed in the grottoes of Saint Peter’s Basilica

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Mo Guernon, Ed.M. Biographer

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