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Pius XII - Papa Pacelli

Papacy: 2 March 1939 - 9 October 1958

Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli born on 2 March 1876 in Rome, Italy.
Ordained to the priesthood on Easter Sunday, 2 April 1899.
During World War I, Pacelli maintained the Vatican's registry of prisoners of war and worked to implement papal relief initiatives.
Consecrated a bishop by Benedict XV on
13 May 1917, the date of Our Lady's first apparition in Fatima. Motto - Opus Justitiae Pax.
Created a Cardinal by Pius XI on 16 December 1929.
After confirming his heroic virtue, he was declared 'Venerable' (along with JPII) by Benedict XVI on 19 December 2009.