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Documents from the Pontificate of Pius XII released by the Vatican Apostolic Archive.

Pope Francis appoints new prefect of Vatican archives

Jul 6, 2024

By Courtney Mares

The Vatican Apostolic Archive contains 53 miles of shelving preserving documentation preserving important documents for the Church dating to the... Read more

Venerable Pius XII

What to expect when Vatican archives on Venerable Pius XII open in March

Feb 20, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican’s archives on the pontificate of Venerable Pius XII will become available for study March 2, possibly bringing to... Read more