65 years since the release of ‘Meminisse Iuvat’…
The Last Encyclical:
Pope Pius XII and the Persecuted Church
On July 14, 1958, Pope Pius XII released the encyclical letter Meminisse Iuvat, on the Persecuted Church. It was his last encyclical and thus the last such document from a true Pope for the time being.
The full text in English is available at the Papal Encyclicals Online web site:
- Pope Pius XII, Encyclical Meminisse Iuvat (1958)
That the Holy Father’s final encyclical should have the Church Persecuted for its main theme proved to be providential, considering what transpired after his death, especially during and after the so-called Second Vatican Council (1962-65).… READ MORE