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Vatican spokesman sees Pius XII as bridge between 2 eras

March 15, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: “Certain members of the press described him as the last representative of a Church that was anchored to the past, emphasizing only the discontinuity with his holy Successor [St. John XXIII],” writes Andrea Tornielli, editorial director of the Dicastery for Communication. “But a deeper and more measured appraisal of his Pontificate helps one to understand how Pope Pacelli, with his decisions and his Magisterium, was a bridge between one era and another, even in the ecclesial sphere.”

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