Eugenio Pacelli


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Noun1.Eugenio Pacelli - pope who maintained neutrality during World War II and was later criticized for not aiding the Jews who were persecuted by Hitler (1876-1958)Eugenio Pacelli - pope who maintained neutrality during World War II and was later criticized for not aiding the Jews who were persecuted by Hitler (1876-1958)
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The escalation of the Nazi-Fascist regimes--alarming to both Roosevelt and the Vatican--produced an alignment of views on the common need to preserve world peace and stability, and laid the foundation for a mutual collaboration and strategic partnership--an embryonic "alliance" well symbolized by the 1936 meeting between the just-reelected Democratic President and the then-Cardinal Secretary of State and future Pope Pius XII, Eugenio Pacelli.
In 1939, Roman Catholic Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli was elected pope on his 63rd birthday; he took the name Pius XII.
The prefect of the Vatican Library Achille Ratti, later Pope Pius XI, went as apostolic visitor to Poland and Lithuania, and Eugenio Pacelli, later Pope Pius XII, as nuncio to Germany.
Elliot Hershberg, PTWF Chairman, revealed that documents from the Vatican Archives show how, in 1917, Eugenio Pacelli (as Archbishop at the time) arrange for Nahum Sokolow, President of ZO, to meet with Pope Benedict XV to discuss the establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine.
of Western Ontario, Canada) presents a biography of Eugenio Pacelli (1876-1958), who became pope in 1939 and ruled the Roman Catholic Church during World War II and the first decade of the Cold War.
Eugenio Pacelli was a diplomat by training and a man of caution by temperament.
Before he was Pope Plus XII, Eugenio Pacelli was papal nuncio to Germany for over a decade, which led to his reputation within the Vatican as someone with the best grasp of the German psyche.
Nevertheless, Wolf's study already shows clear patterns in the choices that Eugenio Pacelli made as Nuncio in Munich and Berlin and as the Holy See's Cardinal Secretary of State.
During these years, Eugenio Pacelli, the future Pope Pius XII (1939-58), served as nuncio to Bavaria (1917), nuncio to Germany (1920), and Secretary of State to Pope Pius XI (1930-39).
1939 Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli is elected Pope and takes the name Pius XII.
Dr Hesemann has revealed that Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli, the future Pius XII, wrote to Catholic archbishops around the world to urge them to apply for visas for "non-Aryan Catholics" and Jewish converts to Christianity who wanted to leave Germany.
I should know; I was there for the great celebrations of the 900th anniversary of his death in 1938, commemorated by special coins from the Hungarian mint and a Eucharistic Congress, at which then-Vatican Secretary of State Eugenio Pacelli, the future Pope Pius XII, was the papal legate.