Letters: Jun. 14, 1963

Pope of the World

Sir:

I just received my copy of TIME Magazine [June 7], and I couldn't believe my eyes. Is it just a quirk of fate or coincidence that Vol. 81 No. 23 has on its cover Pope John the 23rd, who died at the age of 81?

JUDITH WEBER Milwaukee

Sir:

Pope John had become the Pope of the world, not just Christ's Vicar on Earth to us Catholics. This wonderful man in his short reign became a loved figure; his death has cast a gloom over mankind.

FINBARR SLATTERY Killarney, Ireland

Sir:

Why...

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