Pope Paul VI

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Birthday
26, 1897
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Dec 6, 1978 (81)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
26, 1897
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Dec 6, 1978 (81)

About

Head of the Catholic Church from 1963 until his death in 1978 who worked to improve relations with Orthodox and Protestants.

Before Fame

He completed his study of Canon Law in Milan in 1920.

Trivia

He rejected the use of birth control in his encyclical Humanae Vitae.

Family Life

His father, Giorgio Montini, was a member of the Italian Parliment.

Associated With

He was declared "venerable" by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012.