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  • 1. Pope Pius XII Opus iustitiae pax (Isa 34:17)
  • 2. Data
    • Papacy began - 2 March 1939
    • Papacy ended - 9 October 1958 (19 years, 221 days)
    • Predecessor - Pius XI
    • Successor - John XXIII
  • 3.
    • Birth name Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli
    • Born 2 March 1876(1876-03-02) Rome, Italy
    • Died 9 October 1958(1958-10-09) (aged82) Castel Gandolfo, Italy
  • 4. Chronology
    • 1876 - March 2, Born in Rome Italy of Virginia Graziosi and Filippo Pacelli.
    • 1880 - He entered kindergarten and elementary school
    • 1886 Holy Communion
    • 1891 Studied at the Ennio Quirino Visconti Lyceum
  • 5.
    • 1894 entered the Capranica Seminary and enrolled at Gregorian University
    • 1895 Received the baccalaureate and licentiate degress in Philosphy at Sapienza School and Theology at Athenaeum of St Apollinaris
  • 6.
    • 1899 April 2, Ordained to the priesthood. Assigned as curate to the Chiesa Nouva. Continued his studies for doctorate in canon and civil law at the Apollinaries.
    • 1901 Served as a research aide in the Office of the Congregation of External Church Affairs. Leo XIII sent him to London at Queen Victoria's death
  • 7.
    • 1904 Papal Chamberlain
    • 1911 March 7, Assitant secretary of Office of the Congregation of External Church Affairs and beacme its secreatry after 3 years.
    • 1917 March 29, appointed nuncio to Bavaria, Germany. Dec.16, became Cardinal
    • 1930 Secretary of State
  • 8.
    • 1939 March 2, Became the 262 nd Pope took the name Pius XII.
      • March 12, called a peace conference of European Leaders with Italy, France, England, Germany and Poland
      • August 24, Last-minute Appeal to head off the out break of WWII
      • September 1, WWII began invaded Poland by the Nazi. Pope spoke at the Vatican Radio.
  • 9.
    • 1939 Oct.20, issued his First Encyclical, Summi Pontificatus.
    • 1939 to 1945 Vatican Radio Broadcast appealing for Peace and condemning the Nazism, Totalitarianism, Fascism, Socialism, and Communism
    • 1958 October 9, Pius XII death .
  • 10. Thank you for Listening

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