Sunday, January 07, 2007

Papal Tombs and Monuments (1800-2005) Part X

Pope Pius XII

Pope Pius XII died on 9 October 1958 at Castelgandolfo. He was buried on 13 October in the Grottoes of the Patriarchal Vatican Basilica.

The statue of Pius XII was commissioned by the Cardinals he had created, and made by Francesco Messina in 1964.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

God hear our prayer and grant us the prompt canonnization of Pius XII, for the greater glory of God and the greater salvation of souls. AMDG.