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Pius XII Letter to Roosevelt Published for 1st Time

Last edited 10th June 2010

Pius XII Letter to Roosevelt Published for 1st Time

A letter from August 1943 that Pope Pius XII wrote to U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt has been discovered and published by the Knights of Columbus. The previously unpublished letter, dated Aug. 30, 1943, asks the president to "spare innocent civil populations and in particular churches and religious institutions."
You can read the full text of the letter here.


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