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Pius XII

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SHORT BIOGRAPHIES : PIUS XII - EUGENIO PACELLI (1876-1958)

 

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The election of Pope Pius XII (1939)

 

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Pope Pius Xii Speaks On World Peace (1958)

 

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Coronation of Pope Pius XII at St. Peters in Rome (1939)

 

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World Mourns The Pope Aka Death Of Pope Pius Xii (1958)

Pope Pius XII, born Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli, was the Pope of the Catholic Church from 2 March 1939 to his death. Before his election to the papacy, he served as secretary of the Department of Extraordinary Ecclesiastical Affairs, papal nuncio to Germany, and Cardinal Secretary of State, in which capacity he worked to conclude treaties with European and Latin American nations, most notably the Reichskonkordat with Nazi Germany.
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