Last article of section "Pius XII"
“All kinds of things have been said about poor Pius XII,” observed Pope Francis in a recent interview with the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia. Thus the present Pontiff recognizes that his predecessor, who served as Supreme Pastor of the Catholic Church during the turbulent years of World War II and of the Occupati...read more
Articles from section "Pius XII"
An organization researching the history of Pius XII's relationship with the Jews says that a series of documents recently uncovered show a pattern of direct actions by Archbishop Eugenio …read more
The direct action of Pope Pius XII saved the lives of more than 11,000 Jews in Rome during the Second World War, according to documentation recently discovered by historians. Pave the Way …read more
By Edward Pentin As U.N. agencies go, the Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is arguably one of the body's more benign and popular alphabet-soup named bureaucracies. UNESCO's …read more
Claims that the Church and Pope Pius XII failed to help Jews during World War II are simply false, says the Israeli ambassador to the Holy See, Mordechay Lewy. The envoy declared this today …read more
An article Tuesday in the Vatican's semi-official newspaper honored the work of a Jewish German woman brought to the Vatican just before World War II, and entrusted with the task of building a …read more