The Last Outing of Paul VI Before His Death: Pastoral Visit to St. Joseph's on the Via Appia Nuova
On August 1, 1978 Papa Montini came here for a Mass in memory of his friend and mentor, Cardinal Pizzardo, who passed away in 1970. Pizzardo was the cardinal Montini had voted for in the Conclave of 1963. Take note that Montini did not cast his vote for a "liberal." Pizzardo was considered a "conservative."