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The Opening of the Pius XII Archives: A Visual Preview
On March 2nd, the Vatican Apostolic Library will open the Holy See’s archives on the pontificate of Pope Pius XII between the years 1939 to 1958. This video, produced by Vatican Media, offers a first glimpse into those archives, and a look at what researchers and scholars can expect to see.