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Pius XII knew he would be misunderstood, theologian says

Sep 26, 2013 - 05:34 am .- A priest who knew Pius XII personally and had access to “every strip of paper” in the Vatican archives says the pontiff believed he did the right thing during the holocaust despite knowing he would be questioned.

Pope Francis thinking about declaring Pius XII a saint

Jul 31, 2013 - 11:05 am .- Pope Francis is considering whether he will make Pope Pius XII a saint, in the same way that he approved the cause of John XXIII.

Yad Vashem honors Italian cardinal who rescued Jews

Nov 28, 2012 - 12:12 am .- Israel’s official Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem has named the World War II-era Archbishop of Florence, Cardinal Elia Dalla Costa, as “Righteous Among the Nations” for his help in rescuing hundreds of Jews from Nazi persecution.

Holocaust museum praised for corrections to Pius XII exhibit

Jul 5, 2012 - 03:38 pm .- Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial has made changes to a controversial exhibit on Pope Pius XII, presenting a more balanced view of his actions toward the Nazis and their Jewish victims.

Pius XII letters only taste of full Vatican archive

Mar 5, 2012 - 11:23 am .- The Jewish New Yorker who has made it his life’s work to clear the name of Pope Pius XII is welcoming the first public display of letters from the Vatican Archives that suggest the wartime pontiff helped many Jews escape Nazi persecution.

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