POPE JOHN XXIII CANCELS THE CELEBRATION Celebrations for The Day of the Discovery of the Holy Cross

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Celebrations for The Day of the Discovery of the Holy Cross La Santa Cruz on May 3rd ceased in all other countries of the world when Pope John XXIII removed the feast day from the Catholic liturgical calendars in 1960. The Pope was planning to focus attention on the celebration of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross on September 14. MORE