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Tag: Vatican archives

  • Tuesday, March 5th 2019 - 09:32 UTC

    Pope Francis will open Vatican archives on Pius XII and the Holocaust

    Pius, who was Pope from 1939 to 1958, has been accused of tolerating the rise of Nazi Germany and of not doing enough to protect Jews during the Holocaust

    Pope Francis has said the Roman Catholic Church will open up its archives on Pius XII, who was Pope during World War Two. Pius, who was Pope from 1939 to 1958, has been accused of tolerating the rise of Nazi Germany and of not doing enough to protect Jews during the Holocaust. The Vatican says he worked behind the scenes to try to protect Jews.

  • Monday, August 27th 2018 - 08:41 UTC

    Ex Vatican ambassador allegedly exposes more cover-ups at the Holy See

    The letter attributed to Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, accuses Pope Francis of being informed of McCarrick's penchant for young seminarians in 2013

    The Vatican's retired ambassador to the United States accused senior Vatican officials of knowing as early as 2000 that the disgraced former archbishop of Washington, ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, regularly invited seminarians into his bed but was made a cardinal regardless.