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“He who heareth my word, and believeth …hath life everlasting.” (John, 5, 24) This affirmation by Jesus, which we heard in the Gospel, makes us think of the hardest moments of the pontificate of Pius XII, when, perceiving the collapse of every human certainty, he strongly felt the need, even through a constant ascetic effort, to adhere to Christ, the only certainty that never passes. Benedict XVI on Pius XII: (Translation from Rorate Caeli)

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Throughout his papacy Pope Pius XII was almost universally, regarded as a saintly man, a scholar, a man of peace, a tower of strength, and a compassionate defender and protector of all victims of the war and genocide that had drenched Europe in blood. At the end of the war Western nations paid tribute to his efforts on behalf of the oppressed. When Pius XII died, Jews praised him for his help and were among the first to express sorrow and gratitude for his solicitude during the Holocaust. Immediately after his death, the world at large proclaimed Pope Pius XII worthy of the title, Saint. Referring to Pius XII’s sanctity in his letter to Margherita Marchione (February 22, 2001), Bernard Tiffany quoted the following letter from Padre Pio’s secretary, Reverend Dominic Meyer, OFM, Cap.: “Padre Pio told me he saw the Pope in Heaven during his Mass. And many miracles have been attributed to His intercession in various parts of the world. Pictures of the Pope have been printed with a prayer for His beatification. But so far I have not seen any with the prayer in English (June 30, 1959).”

In his Diario, one finds a confirmation of the above statement. When Pius XII died on October 9, 1958, Padre Pio was consoled “by a vision of the former pontiff in his heavenly home,” according to Padre Agostino. A more recent confirmation of this event comes from Pius XII’s niece, Marchesina Elena Rossignani Pacelli, to whom Padre Pio repeated the same words. On May 19, 2002, Elena Pacelli confirmed this statement. (Article on Pius XII)

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Funeral of Pius XII:

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A short but pretty good video clip of Pius XII:

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A Sung Mass in the Extraordinary Rite

will be offered for the intention of the
BEATIFICATION OF POPE PIUS XII
Followed by
Veneration of personal Relics of Pope Pius XII
and a lecture on his life and papacy by
Sister Margherita Marchione.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact 718 512 8577

at

The Church of the Holy Innocents
http://www.innocents.com/

128 West 37th Street
New York, NY

Saturday, September 6th at 1 PM

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A Sung Mass in the Extraordinary Rite

will be offered for the intention of the
BEATIFICATION OF POPE PIUS XII
Followed by
Veneration of personal Relics of Pope Pius XII
and a lecture on his life and papacy by
Sister Margherita Marchione.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact 718 512 8577

at

The Church of the Holy Innocents
128 West 37th Street
New York, NY

Saturday, September 6th at 1 PM

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The elementary power of the masses, deftly managed and employed, the state also can utilize: in the ambitious hands of one or of several who have been artificially brought together for selfish aims, the state itself, with the support of the masses, reduced to the minimum status of a mere machine, can impose its whims on the better part of the real people: the common interest remains seriously, and for a long time, injured by this process, and the injury is very often hard to heal. (Pius XII: Democracy and a Lasting Peace)

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Ecce sacerdos magnus, qui in diebus suis placuit Deo. Ideo jurejurando fecit illum Dominus crescere in plebem suam. Benedictionem omnium gentium dedit illi, et testamentum suum confirmavit super caput ejus. Gloria Patri et Filio et Spiritui Sancto, Sicut erat in principio et nunc et semper, et in saecula saeculorum. Amen.

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Praying for the Deceased Pope

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