Simplicity and humility. These two characteristics led to Angelo Roncalli’s election as pope, as well as to his beatification in 2000. Gunnar Riebs has managed to come incredibly close to the personality that Pope John XXIII Was: several Witnesses, including John’s private secretary, Loris Francesco Capovilla, share their story and allow Riebs to portray the Good Pope as the extraordinary and truly inspiring man that he Was.