The Unknown Pope: Benedict XV (1914-1922) and the Pursuit of Peace (Benedict XV (1912-1922) and the Pursuit for Peace)

The Unknown Pope: Benedict XV (1914-1922) and the Pursuit of Peace (Benedict XV (1912-1922) and the Pursuit for Peace)


Benedict XV is best-known for his efforts to carry an finish to global struggle I. although his proposals have been ultimately rejected by means of either side, his "Peace observe" of 1917 used to be the 1st manifestation of the peace-making position which the Papacy assumed for itself within the twentieth century. Benedict's brief preach additionally observed an important development within the Church's perspective to colonial peoples. He was once one of many founders of retailer the youngsters and led eu efforts at humanitarian reduction. This biography, written utilizing Vatican data, correspondence and personal papers, is a significant re-assessment of Benedict XV.

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