Pius XI


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Pius XI

Originally Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti. 1857-1939.
Pope (1922-1939) who signed a treaty with Benito Mussolini granting papal sovereignty over Vatican City.

Pius XI

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(Biography) original name Achille Ratti. 1857–1939, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (1922–39). He signed the Lateran Treaty (1929), by which the Vatican City was recognized as an independent state. His encyclicals condemned Nazism and Communism
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Noun1.Pius XI - pope who signed a treaty with Mussolini recognizing the Vatican City as an independent state (1857-1939)Pius XI - pope who signed a treaty with Mussolini recognizing the Vatican City as an independent state (1857-1939)
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