Pope Pius XII

A selection.

Cardinal Pacelli Elected Pope

Cardinal Pacelli Elected Pope (1939)

Footage of the election of the new Pope, Rome, Italy.

Coronation Of The Pope

Coronation Of The Pope (1939)

Footage of the coronation of Pope Pius XII at St. Peter's Cathedral, Italy.

Close Shot Of Pope

Close Shot Of Pope (1940)

Close up shot of the Pope Pius XII.

Entry Into Rome

Entry Into Rome (1944)

American troops enter Rome & Nazi collaborators are exposed, Pope gives speech.

The Pope Speaks At St Peters

The Pope Speaks At St Peters (1948)

Pope speaks,crowds cheer,planes fly overhead.

500,000 Attend Germany's Catholic Day

500,000 Attend Germany's Catholic Day (1949)

German Catholics hear recorded speech by the Pope in Bochum of celebrate 73rd Catholic Day.

The Assumption Proclamation

The Assumption Proclamation (1950)

The Assumption Dogma is pronounced by Pope Pius XII in Rome, Italy.

Pope Pius Xii Retrospective

Pope Pius Xii Retrospective (1950)

Library compilation of material about the life of Pope Pius XII.

Pope's Illness

Pope's Illness (1954)

People gather in St. Peter's Square on news Pope Pius XII has been taken ill. Vatican, Italy.

The Pope's Radio Message For World Peace

The Pope's Radio Message For World Peace (1956)

Pius XII cuts short his autumn rest to respond to the Suez Crisis, urging world peace.

Nixon's Audience With Pope

Nixon's Audience With Pope (1957)

US Vice-President Richard Nixon has an audience with Pope Pius XII in Rome, Italy.

World Mourns The Pope AKA Death Of Pope Pius Xii

World Mourns The Pope AKA Death Of Pope Pius Xii (1958)

Pathe marks the passing of Pope Pius XII.

Pope Laid To Rest

Pope Laid To Rest (1958)

Funeral service for Pope Pius XII in Rome.