256.- León XIII (1878-1903) Joaquín Pecci. Nació en Carpineto. Elegido el 3-III-1878, murió el 20-VII-1903. Publicó la encíclica "Rerum Novarum" que trata del trabajo y la política social. Fue el primer Papa que captado en film. Celebró el 22º Año santo y S. Pedro fue iluminado eléctricamente por primera vez.
(left, Archbishop Bergoglio with his handler Rabbi Abraham Skorka) The great Kahal of New York relentlessly develops its strategy and executes its policies in conjunction with Tel Aviv. The other great Kahal in the Americas operates in Argentina, which outside Israel, harbors the second largest Jewish population in the world, estimated at
Padre Pio with Absp. Marcel Lefebvre: "The Archbishop was moved to veneration and asked him for his blessing. Padre Pio replied, 'No, Your Grace, it is your place to bless me!" ~Bsp. Bernard Tissier de Mallerais, The Autobiography of Marcel Lefebvre, Angelus Press.
"New" Day #4: Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945). 32nd President (1933-1945). Only president elected 4 times, served for 12 years. Born in NY. Died in GA. Was an only child, a C-student at Harvard, married his 5th cousin, and was a Democrat. Ran for senate at age 28. Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Took office in 1933 when there was 13million Americans unemployed. Diagnosed with polio, atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease, and congestive heart failure. Died from cerebral hemorrhaging.