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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • Pope (1922–1939) who signed a treaty with Benito Mussolini granting papal sovereignty over Vatican City.

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  • noun pope who signed a treaty with Mussolini recognizing the Vatican City as an independent state (1857-1939)

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Examples

  • And so, what we got yesterday were all of the records from the pontificate of Pius XI, that is, covering the years 1922 and 1939, dealing with the relationship between Germany and the Holy See, that is, the Vatican.

    CNN Transcript Feb 16, 2003

  • On the macro level, in the encyclical letter Quadrogesimo Anno in 1931, Pope Pius XI provides a starting point for an engaging conversation from the faith perspective about the current situation: Easy returns, which an open market offers to anyone, lead many to interest themselves in trade and exchange, their one aim being to make clear profits with the least labor.

    Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI: Restore Faith In The Markets

  • On the macro level, in the encyclical letter Quadrogesimo Anno in 1931, Pope Pius XI provides a starting point for an engaging conversation from the faith perspective about the current situation: Easy returns, which an open market offers to anyone, lead many to interest themselves in trade and exchange, their one aim being to make clear profits with the least labor.

    Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI: Restore Faith In The Markets

  • They were expelled from the postwar coalition government, subjected to frenzied propaganda Pope Pius XI declared that voting communist would condemn one to eternal damnation, and held responsible for repressive acts in the USSR which they felt compelled to justify.

    The Tailor of Ulm: A Possible History of Communism in the Twentieth Century by Lucio Magri – review

  • On the macro level, in the encyclical letter Quadrogesimo Anno in 1931, Pope Pius XI provides a starting point for an engaging conversation from the faith perspective about the current situation: Easy returns, which an open market offers to anyone, lead many to interest themselves in trade and exchange, their one aim being to make clear profits with the least labor.

    Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI: Restore Faith In The Markets

  • Officially, as Pius XI ruled in 1930, frustrating the procreative act is "an offence against the law of God and of nature, and those who indulge in such acts are branded with the guilt of a grave sin".

    Condoms and the Catholic church: a short history

  • He was the Papal Nuncio to Germany, and he also wrote Mit Brenender Sorge, the encyclical letter released by Pius XI that soundly condemned The Nazi's.

    Texas Faith: Should government practice social justice? | RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

  • He was the Papal Nuncio to Germany, and he also wrote Mit Brenender Sorge, the encyclical letter released by Pius XI that soundly condemned The Nazi's.

    Texas Faith: Should government practice social justice? | RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

  • And I really do not understand why Brown decided to pick on Pius XI in such a grotesque manner.

    Trash and More Trash

  • The apostasy, however, was not universal, and the "Intrepid Faith" of Pius XI symbolizes the martyrs in Spain and Mexico at the time. p.96 The fall of Russia into Communism and the resultant persecution of believers needs also to be remembered.

    Archive 2009-05-01

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