Saint John XXIII
From the moment he was elected pope in 1958, Pope John XXIII was a difference-maker. He is best known for his role in calling the Second Vatican Council. The council’s publications emphasized changes in Church culture while remaining grounded in the core truths of the Faith. A testament to his character and leadership, St. John XXIII was a respected voice on global issues from moral theology to the Cold War to combating anti-Semitism.