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Canonizations are no reason for nostalgia, says secretary to Pope John XXIII

Catholic World News - April 22, 2014

The cardinal who once served as private secretary to Pope John XXIII told Vatican Radio that the canonization of his former boss is not a reason for nostalgia.

Cardinal Loris Capovilla explained that Pope John XXIII himself insisted that the leaders of the Church are not custodians of a museum, but cultivators of an active garden, who should constantly be sowing new seeds.

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