In Evangelii Gaudium, Pope Francis gives us the 21st-century version of the religious vision Pius XI
was aiming at in establishing this feast.
(1) Pope Pius XI
, 'We Have Little', 27 October 1932, http://w2.vatican.va/content/piusxi/it/speeches/documents/hf_pxi_spe_193 21027_abbiamo-poco.html quoted in translation from Ludovica Sebregondi, 'Reconciliation with the Sacred: Dialogues between Ancient and Modem Art', in Divine Beauty: From Van Gogh to Chagall and Fontana, exhibition catalogue ed.
Here, Kertzer explores the relationship between Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and Pope Pius XI
, both of whom rose to power in Rome in 1922 and relied on the other to protect their political interests.
once said that it was better to lose a vocation than take risks with an unsure candidate" (AsiaNews.it, 14 April 2014).
Peter Eisner, The Pope's Last Crusade: How an American Jesuit Helped Pope Pius XI
's Campaign to Stop Hitler, William Morrow: New York, 2013; 292 pp.: 9780062049148, $27.99
The concordat with Germany was signed by Pope Pius XI
. But it was formulated and negotiated by his close aide, the papal secretary of state, Cardinal Eugenio Maria Giuseppi Pacelli, who would succeed him as Pope Pius XII.
The 18 papers explore the impact of Pius XI
, Pope from 1922 until his death in 1939, on the US, a country he never visited.
Why not concede that Pius XI
, when he banned contraceptives, simply blundered, and that all the rest has been a sour comedy of celibate malice in blunderland?
St John was canonised in 1925 by Pope Pius XI
who four years later also made him the principal patron saint of parish priests worldwide.
His article "The Legacy of Pius XI
" appeared in the IBMR in April 1993.
The Pope refused to publish what has now become known as the "hidden encyclical." In June 1938, more than a year before the outbreak of World War II, Pope Pius XI
commissioned a draft papal statement attacking anti-Semitism called "Humani Generis Unitas" ("The Unity of the Human Race.") He died before it was completed.
Did the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Pius XI
, and Eugenio Pacelli, the Cardinal Secretary of State (the future Pope Pius XII), turn a blind eye and a deaf ear to the plight of Germany's Jews in the 1930s?
Lifting Leiber's insightful quote for his book, Pope and Devil, Hubert Wolf concurs that many of the conclusions that historians have already deduced about Eugenio Pacelli's conduct during the 1920s and 30s are valid, having confirmed this in his own investigation of the records released by the Vatican Secret Archive from Pius XI
Gemma del Duca reminds us that Edith Stein wrote Pope Pius XI
about the persecution of the Jews in Germany, speaking of the responsibility that "falls on those who keep silent in the face of such happenings" (p.
Between 2003 and 2006, the Vatican opened its archives from the pontificate of Pope Pius XI