Biography



 1912 Born on 17 October in Forno d'Canale (Belluno Italy) later called Forno d'Agordo, son of  Giovanni and Bortola Luciani.
 
1923 Albino entered the  minor seminary at Feltre on October 1
 
1935 Ordained Priest in St Peters Church Belluno on 7 July
 
1935 Appointed curate in Forno di Canale on 8 July
 
1935-1937 Chaplain and teacher at Technical Institute for Miners in Agordo.
 
1937-1947  Appointed Vice Rector in Seminary at Belluno
 
1947 Appointed Pro Vicar General of the Diocese
 
1950 Received a Doctorate in Theology
 
1958 Consecrated Bishop of Vittorio Veneto on 27 December
 
1969 Patriarch of Venice on the 15 December
 
1973 He was made a Cardinal on 5 March
 
1978 Elected Pope on 26 August and uses the name Pope John Paul 1
 
1978 Pope John Paul 1 dies on 28 September after only 33 days in office
 


 
 

Tomb of Pope John Paul I (Photo by Phil Garland)