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Vatican Secret Archives - Latest News
Oct 28, 2019 - 06:15 am .- Pope Francis declared Monday that the Vatican Secret Archive be changed to the title of Vatican Apostolic Archive, to avoid the negative associations which accompany modern interpretations of the word “secret.”
Mar 4, 2019 - 07:33 am .- Pope Francis announced Monday that the Vatican will open its archives on the pontificate of Pope Pius XII. Confidential files of the pope who led the Church during World War II will be made available next year.
Sep 17, 2015 - 05:02 pm .- Collected by a Salesian missionary to Japan in the early 20th century, letters and documents showing the history of Christians in the land of the rising sun were recently restored by the Vatican archives and library.
Feb 29, 2012 - 03:29 pm .- For the first time in history, the Vatican is making public over 100 historical documents from its Secret Archives.