Theology of Pope Pius XII
The theology of Pope Pius XII comprised forty-one encyclicals, and almost 1000 messages, and speeches during his long pontificate. The encyclicals Mystici corporis and Mediator Dei clarified membershi...
Theology of Pope Pius XII - Wikipedia
Summi Pontificatus
Summi Pontificatus is an encyclical of Pope Pius XII published on October 20, 1939. The encyclical is subtitled "On the Unity of Human Society." It was the first encyclical of Pius XII and was seen a...
Summi Pontificatus - Wikipedia
Mystici Corporis Christi
Mystici corporis Christi (June 29, 1943) is a papal encyclical issued by Pope Pius XII during World War II, on the Church as the Mystical Body of Christ. It is one of the more important encyclicals of...
Pope Pius XII Liturgy Reforms
The liturgical reforms of Pope Pius XII continued a process initiated by Pope Saint Pius X, who began the process of encouraging the faithful to a meaningful participation in the liturgy. Pope Pius XI...
Mediator Dei
Mediator Dei, a papal encyclical, was issued by Pope Pius XII in 1947. The encyclical suggests new directions and active participation instead of a merely passive role of the faithful in the liturg...
Mariology of Pope Pius XII
The Mariology of the popes is the theological study of the influence that the popes have had on the development, formulation and transformation of the Roman Catholic Church’s doctrines and devotions r...
Mariology of Pope Pius XII - Wikipedia
Humani generis
Humani generis is a papal encyclical that Pope Pius XII promulgated on 12 August 1950 "concerning some false opinions threatening to undermine the foundations of Catholic Doctrine". Theological opinio...
List of Encyclicals of Pope Pius XII
This is a list of encyclicals of Pope Pius XII. Pius XII promulgated 41 papal encyclicals, during his reign as pope for over 19 years, from his election of March 2, 1939 until his death on October 9, ...
Pope Pius XII Magisterium of last months
The Magisterium of Pope Pius XII, some 1600 mostly non-political speeches, messages, radio speeches, radio and television speeches, homilies, apostolic letters, and encyclicals of Pope Pius XII ha...
Pope Pius XII Magisterium of last months - Wikipedia
Saints canonized by Pope Pius XII
Pope Pius XII (1939–1958) canonized numerous saints, including Pope Pius X and Maria Goretti. He beatified Pope Innocent XI.
The first canonizations of Pope Pius XII were two women, the founder...
Beatifications of Pope Pius XII
Beatifications of Pope Pius XII includes all persons beatified during the pontificate of Pope Pius XII. (Individual text descriptions to be added)
Among the persons beatified by Pius XII, a maj...
Cum Jam Lustri
Cum Jam Lustri September 1, 1951, is an Apostolic Letter of Pope Pius XII to the bishops “and brave people” of Poland about their sufferings during Stalinist persecution. He asks for prayers to the ...
Salus Populi Romani
Salus Populi Romani (English: Protectress of the Roman People) — Protectress translates literally as 'salvation' or 'health' — is a title given in the 19th century to the 5th-century or some...
Salus Populi Romani - Wikipedia
Assumption of Mary
The Assumption of the Virgin Mary into Heaven, informally known as the Assumption, according to the beliefs of the Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, and parts of Anglicanism, was...
Assumption of Mary - Wikipedia
Eastern canonical reforms of Pius XII
The Eastern canonical reforms of Pope Pius XII were the several reforms of the Codex Iuris Canonici Orientalis, applying mainly to the Oriental Churches united with the Roman Catholic Church. The Holy...
Eastern canonical reforms of Pius XII - Wikipedia
Gloriosam Reginam
Gloriosam Reginam (December 8, 1955) is an Apostolic Letter of Pope Pius XII to the Polish episcopate, to protest against the persecution of the Church in Poland, and, to commemorate the 300th annive...
Gloriosam Reginam - Wikipedia
Pope Pius XII Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary
Pope Pius XII Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary took place on October 31, 1942 just before major turning points in World War II. Pope Pius XII performed a Marian consecration, entrusting no...
Pope Pius XII Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary - Wikipedia
Acerrimo Moerore
Acerrimo Moerore (January 2, 1949) is a letter of Pope Pius XII to the Hungarian Episcopate after the jailing and torturing of Cardinal Joseph Mindszenty.
The Pope asks the Catholic bishops of Hun...
Social teachings of Pope Pius XII
Social teachings of Pope Pius XII refers to encyclicals, apostolic constitutions and speeches by Pope Pius XII on non-theological issues involving medicine, science, education, social justice, family ...
Mediatrix
The title "Mediatrix" is used in Roman Catholic Mariology to refer to the intercessory role of the Virgin Mary as a mediator in the salvific redemption by her son Jesus Christ, and that he bestows gr...
Mediatrix - Wikipedia
Raimondo Spiazzi
Raimondo Spiazzi OP (18 January 1918 - 14 October 2002) was an Italian Catholic theologian, advisor to Pius XII, and Mariologist with over 2,500 publications.
Spiazzi was born in Moneglia, prov...
Raimondo Spiazzi - Wikipedia
Liturgical reforms of Pope Pius XII
The liturgical reforms of Pope Pius XII continued a process initiated by Pope Saint Pius X, who began the process of encouraging the faithful to a meaningful participation in the liturgy. Pope Pius XI...
Sacro Vergente
Sacro Vergente anno (July 7, 1952) is an Apostolic Letter of Pope Pius XII to all people of Russia. In it Pope consecrates all the people of Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Because of the Virg...
Sacro Vergente - Wikipedia