First Black Japanese and Filipino Cardinals Named by Pope Pius XII

First Black Japanese and Filipino Cardinals Named by Pope Pius XII

Pope Pius XII
Source: Joachim Specht

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At the Vatican, the first black, Japanese, and Filipino cardinals are named by Pope Pius XII, but their names are not immediately released.

Instead, they will be held "in pectore," or "in the breast" of the pope.

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