Eugenio Pacelli

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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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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).
This made available millions of pages about Eugenio Pacelli, who served as papal nuncio in Germany from 1917 until 1929 and as Papal Secretary of State from 1930 until he became Pope Pius XII in 1939.
1939 Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli is elected Pope and takes the name Pius XII.
When writing about Sokolow's meeting with Monsignor Eugenio Pacelli (the future Pius XII), Schneer writes that Pacelli's "attitude toward Jews remains a matter of contention: He was not very helpful to Italian or foreign Jews during War World Two and his defenders argue that he did what he could.
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.
Monsenor Eugenio Pacelli, el entonces Cardenal Secretario de Estado y mas tarde papa Pio XII, gran amigo y consejero de las Ursulinas desde que habia sido nuncio en Berlin (acompanado por una de las ursulinas del primer grupo que era secretaria en la Nunciatura), fue una de las personas que las indujo a pensar en Chile.
Immediately before his election, then-Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli was the Vatican secretary of state.
24) He chose the younger, less assertive Eugenio Pacelli to succeed as secretary of state, knowing he had been out of the country for more than a decade and did not have the support structure in the curia to challenge the pope and pursue an independent course as Gasparri had.
Eugenio Pacelli was Pius' name before he became pope.
For decades Eugenio Pacelli, Pope Pius the XII, has come under intense fire for his purported Nazi sympathies and his alleged inaction in the face of the horrors of the Holocaust.
Even before he became pope, Eugenio Pacelli was described by the Nazis as "this Jew-loving cardinal" for his open repudiation of anti-Semitism.
One of the more vile takes on Eugenio Pacelli, the Vatican Secretary of State who became Pius XII on March 2, 1939, comes from Daniel Jonah Goldhagen in a long essay published in the New Republic (January 21, 2002).
They relate to Vatican diplomats in Berlin and cover the period during which Eugenio Pacelli, who later became Pope Pius XII, was the papal representative there.