Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli, Future Pope Pius XII, Named Papal Chamberlain

Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli, Future Pope Pius XII, Named Papal Chamberlain

Crowning of Pope Pius XII
Source: Joachim Specht

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In a secret consistory, Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli, currently Papal Secretary of State and future Pope Pius XII, is named Papal Chamberlain.

This position is responsible for running the Church during the period between the death of one pope and the enthronement of another.

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