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John XXIII the official biography by Mario Benigni

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Published by Pauline Books & Media in Boston, MA .
Written in English


  • John -- XXIII, -- Pope, -- 1881-1963.

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Statementby Mario Benigni and Goffredo Zanchi ; translated by Elvira Di Fabio with Julia Mary Darrenkamp.
ContributionsZanchi, Goffredo.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 492 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages492
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21494079M
ISBN 10081983971X

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