Pope Pius XII | ... to Vatican voices rare praise of wartime Pope Pius XII | FaithWorld

Israeli envoy to Vatican voices rare praise of wartime Pope Pius XII

Pope Pius XII | ... to Vatican voices rare praise of wartime Pope Pius XII | FaithWorld

Tell Me I’m Not Good Enough: An Ash Wednesday Request | Catholic World Report - Global Church news and views

Tell Me I’m Not Good Enough: An Ash Wednesday Request | Catholic World Report - Global Church news and views

Pope Pius XII During the holocaust he helped over 350,000 Jewish people to safety, hiding thousands in the Vatican and other churches, convents and rectories. Read more...

Pope Pius XII During the holocaust he helped over 350,000 Jewish people to safety, hiding thousands in the Vatican and other churches, convents and rectories. Read more...

Saint of the Day – 6 July – St Maria Goretti – Virgin and Martyr, known as “Saint Agnes of the 20th Century” (16 October 1890 at Corinaldo, Ancona, Italy – choked and stabbed to death during a rape attempt on 6 July 1902 at the age of 12.) She was Canonised on 24 June 1950 by Pope Pius XII The ceremony was attended by 250,000 including her mother, the only time a parent has witnessed her child’s canonization. Patronages – against poverty, against the death of parents, ....

Saint of the Day – 6 July – St Maria Goretti – Virgin and Martyr, known as “Saint Agnes of the 20th Century” (16 October 1890 at Corinaldo, Ancona, Italy – choked and stabbed to death during a rape attempt on 6 July 1902 at the age of 12.) She was Canonised on 24 June 1950 by Pope Pius XII The ceremony was attended by 250,000 including her mother, the only time a parent has witnessed her child’s canonization. Patronages – against poverty, against the death of parents, ....

NUN SAVED JEWS IN CONVENT FROM NAZI REGIME: Pope Pius XII gave secret orders for the religious houses of the city to give sanctuary to Jewish people (CNS)

NUN SAVED JEWS IN CONVENT FROM NAZI REGIME: Pope Pius XII gave secret orders for the religious houses of the city to give sanctuary to Jewish people (CNS)

Saint of the Day – 6 July – St Maria Goretti – Virgin and Martyr, known as “Saint Agnes of the 20th Century” (16 October 1890 at Corinaldo, Ancona, Italy – choked and stabbed to death during a rape attempt on 6 July 1902 at the age of 12.)   She was Canonised on 24 June 1950 by Pope Pius XII    The ceremony was attended by 250,000 including her mother, the only time a parent has witnessed her child’s canonization.   Patronages – against poverty, against the death of parents, ....

Saint of the Day – 6 July – St Maria Goretti – Virgin and Martyr, known as “Saint Agnes of the 20th Century” (16 October 1890 at Corinaldo, Ancona, Italy – choked and stabbed to death during a rape attempt on 6 July 1902 at the age of 12.) She was Canonised on 24 June 1950 by Pope Pius XII The ceremony was attended by 250,000 including her mother, the only time a parent has witnessed her child’s canonization. Patronages – against poverty, against the death of parents, ....

Pope Pius XII while still Cardinal Pacelli wearing the decoration of Bailiff Grand Cross of the Order of Malta.:

Pope Pius XII while still Cardinal Pacelli wearing the decoration of Bailiff Grand Cross of the Order of Malta.:

Pope Pius XII: Pope during the Second World War; here he wears the Papal Tiara, which is never seen nowadays

Pope Pius XII: Pope during the Second World War; here he wears the Papal Tiara, which is never seen nowadays

Shoes, gloves, hat, and cassock of Pope Pius XII. Source: National Geographic, from the 1985 book "Inside the Vatican".

Shoes, gloves, hat, and cassock of Pope Pius XII. Source: National Geographic, from the 1985 book "Inside the Vatican".

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