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Over the course of the First World War, even given its prolongation and the increasing number of victims, the acceptance of obedience to political power changed into an open justification of war in religious terms: war as a sacrifice, as a crusade. However, this sanctification of the war, twisted for the purposes of a national religious discourse, was in sharp contrast to the action of the Pontiff who, in August 1917, replied with a famous Note to the leaders of the belligerent peoples, in...
Giacomo Paolo Giovanni Battista Della Chiesa was born in an aristocratic family of Genoa, the sixth son of the Marquis Giuseppe and Giovanna Della Chiesa. Particularly attached to his mother and brothers, he received much of his first school education at home, cause for his weak health. He continued his studies successfully in one of the best schools in the city and soon became the vocation to the priesthood. In 1875 he graduated in law and his father allow him to undertake the ecclesiastical...
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