Pape Pius XII

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Pape Venerable
Pius XII
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Installed 2 Mairch 1939
Term endit 9 October 1958
Predecessor Pius XI
Successor John XXIII
Ordination 2 Aprile 1899
Consecration 13 Mey 1917
bi Pape Benedict XV
Creatit Cardinal 16 December 1929
bi Pape Pius XI
Personal details
Birth name Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli
Born 2 Mairch 1876(1876-03-02)
Roum, Kinrick o Italy
Died 9 October 1958(1958-10-09) (aged 82)
Castel Gandolfo, Italy
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Opus Justitiae Pax

("The wirk o justice [shall be] peace" [Is. 32: 17])
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Ither papes named Pius

Pape Pius XII, born Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli (Italian pronunciation: [euˈdʒɛnjo maˈria dʒuˈzɛppe dʒoˈvanni paˈtʃɛlli]; 2 Mairch 1876 – 9 October 1958), wis the heid o the Roman Catholic Church frae 2 Mairch 1939 tae his daith in 1958. He is the maist recent pape tae tak the pontifical name o "Pius" upon his election. His pontificate coincided wi the Seicont Warld War an the commencement o the Cauld War.