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The Pope Just Asked Every Catholic Parish In Europe To Take In A Refugee Family
During his weekly prayer in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday, Pope Francis asked every Catholic parish or religious community in Europe to take in refugee families fleeing from the war-torn Middle East, a direct appeal to assist with the region’s ongoing migrant crisis.
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Pacelli, Pope Pius XII.Thousands of Jews — the figures run from 4,000 to 7,000 — were hidden, fed, clothed, and bedded in the 180 known places of refuge in Vatican City, churches and basilicas, Church administrative buildings, and parish houses. Unknown numbers of Jews were sheltered in Castel Gandolfo, the site of the Pope’s summer residence, private homes, hospitals, and nursing institutions; and the Pope took personal responsibility for the care of the children of Jews deported from Italy.”
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Cardinal Pacelli in Catholic Robe - Vatican City, Rome: Pacelli Will Replace Cardinal Gasparri as Papal Secretary Of state. Cardinal Pacelli who will be made Papal Secy. of state succeeding Cardinal Gasparri, who is retiring. Pacelli who was papal Nuncio to Berlin, is one of the favorite pupils of Gasparri. He was made Cardinal at the recent secret consistory. #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola