RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR RC 1
Extent85 ff.
TitleRelations with the Vatican: Contacts: Pope Pius XII
Date1936-1980
DescriptionPapers relating to Pope Pius XII, including: press release on Vatican response to Archbishop Lang's International Christian Appeal, 1936; letter from the Apostolic Delegate about clemency for two condemned men; copies of despatches from the British Legation to the Holy See, 1946-1947 (ff.4-10, 12-17, 25-30); English text of address to the first National Congress of the Christian Association of Italian Workers, 1946 (f.11); English text of address to the Sacred College of Cardinals, 24 Dec. 1946 (ff.18-24); English text of Encyclical Letter 'Optatissima Pax' published in The Tablet, 27 Dec. 1947 (f.31); English text of radio broadcast, 24 Dec. 1948 (ff.34-39); English text of address to the Pontifical Acadamy of Science, 22 November 1951 (ff40-52); English text of speech to the College of Europe, 15 March 1953 (ff.54-58); English text of radio broadcast, 24 Dec. 1952 (ff.60-68; condolences on the death of Pius XII, 1958 (ff.69-71, 76-78); obituaries of Pius XII by Canon Herbert Waddams for the Church Times and BBC French Service (ff.72-75); draft of an article 'William Temple's Proposed Visit to the Pope' by the Ven. Francis House and published version in 'One in Christ', 1980 (ff.80-85).

[Actual covering dates: 1936; 1943-1958; 1980].

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DS/UK/3484Pius XII (1876-1958); Pope1876-1958
14Lang; William Cosmo Gordon (1864-1945); Archbishop of Canterbury1864-1945
DS/UK/5999Waddams; Herbert Montague (1911-1972); Canon of Canterbury Cathedral1911-1972
1057Church Times; 1863-; newspaper1863-
GB/109/14282House; Francis Harry (1908-2004); Archdeacon of Macclesfield1908-2004
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