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Category: Pope Pius XII

Pius XII’s previously unpublished letter to FDR

The Zenit.org news agency gave its readers a previously unpublished letter sent by Pope Pius XII to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on Aug. 30, 1943, after the Allied Forces bombed Rome. The letter surfaced from the archives of the Knights of Columbus given that it has worked in Rome since 1920. The KofC has recently […]

Under the Roman Sky, Benedict says, shows Pius XII living Charity

Last week at the pope’s retreat house at Castelgandolfo, The Holy Father attended a screening “Under the Roman Sky,” a film on Pius XII. Yes the pope watches movies!  Following the film Benedict expressed his gratitude for being among the first to watch a screening of a film “which shows the fundamental role played by […]

Documents between 1939-45 on Pius XII papacy

The Vatican Publishing House is making available, free of charge on the internet, more than 8,000 pages of the Actes et Documents du Sainte-Siège relatifs à la Seconde Guerre Mondiale (1965-1981) edited by Jesuit Fathers Pierre Blet, Angelo Martini, Robert A. Graham and Burkhart Schneider.   The release of these documents are the result of a […]