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..J , ;"ay, June 7, 1963 Second Sacion THE PROGRESS---:] Who Has Lived And Died For. tO newal THE PROBLEMS of the Church and the world weighed heavily upon Pope John as he began his reign. His decision came quicklyfo call a Council. Three years of preparation went into it wlth the Pope as active as his cardinals. At top left the Pope presides over the first session of the Central Commission. At top center, some of the 2,540 prelates are shown a the council opening. At top right, the Pope is borne {o the opening ceremony. At lower left, Protestant and Orthodox ob- servers and guests follow the cere- mony. Boffom center, the pontiff prays for the council's success and at bottom right he addresses some 1,000 newsmen who covered the proceedings. effort to losses of 'ised t h e in pro- rench me orders ment, but tcalli's tact ible tragic ted. After the priest was ended ance, was ome's first r to the ducational, ral Organi- O n No- was made ach govern- tim as a full inal for a new Vatican. atriarch of y, Cardinal !d January :1 him. He .mr basilica personally mized doc- and minary. ws tells of time: ,atriarch of served his he wanted lbuhen I said se he knew how be called !or special in October, gate to the ongress in :1 in March, the ca of :XlI died rdinal Ron- with word return to ys. But the Is thought ctober 28, the y he chose ry of state Tardini. vacant 14 ruth he an- tention of ais, ending m limiting 00Mo21 nths of his  announced calling the mcil. this, Pope at his would The day of visited the 3 he ome's the s, Jails ay he won by visiting s and next month later aken aback ice, he left his for ;ts. Be- tr was out, aamunion to ers and, in ere district, mths. ,tressed that the church 4) .. Peace THE QUEST for peace was uppermost in the mind of Pope John and the world listened intently as he called for peace and social justice in two historic encyclicals, Mater e Magisfra (Mother and Teacher) and Pacem in Terrls (Peace on Earth). At upper left, he affixes his signature to Pacem in Terris as Amlefo Cardinal Cicognani, Vatican Secretary of State, stand at the left. In the upper center picture, he delivers an appeal for world peace over Vatican Radio. At upper right, Osservafore Romano acclaims the issue of Mater et Magisfra, a pronouncement which called upon all people o work for the establishment of a lasting peace and just social order. Bottom left, the pontiff raises his hands in prayers for peace as he addresses diplomats in the Sistine Chapel and at bottom right, Pope John beamed as he received the Balzan Peace Prize, presented by Italy's President Segni. ... Unity THE SHEER FRIENDLINESS and ecumenical manner of Pope John XXlll caused centuries-old divisions and barriers to fall during the four and a half years of his reign. At top left he extends his hand to a Buddhist monk from Ceylon. At fop right, he listens as Augustin Cardinal Bea, president of the Vatican Secretariat for Promoting Christian Unify, addresses Protestant and Orthodox delegate- observers and guests at the council. At left, center, he bestows his blessing upon observers. At right, center, he is introduced to American Protestant observers. At lower left, Dr. Geoffrey Fisher, then Archbishop of Canterbury, is shown in 1960, following his historic meeting with Pope John. At boffom center, Dr. Archibald Craig, right, moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, is pictured in St. Peter's Square after discussing Christian unity with the Pope. At boffom right, Pope John chats with Methodist Bishop Fred Pierce Corson of Philadelphia, president of the World Meth- odist Council, with Msgr. Jan Willebrands, Dutch secretary of the Vatican, acting as interpreter. ii! ..............