Tuesday, August 25, 2015
ADSS 1.108 Tardini to Cortesi: Pope appeals for calm in Poland
ADSS 1.108 Domenico Tardini, Secretariat of State, to Filippo Cortesi, Poland.
Reference: AES 6820/39
Location and date: Vatican, 22.08.1939
Summary statement: Pope urges calm in Poland.
The Holy Father, seriously concerned at the critical situation, requests you to communicate to the Government – in the manner which you consider as most advisable – that His Holiness, moved by paternal feelings towards Poland, recommends her once again to be calm and serene in order to avoid pretext of making use of force and he trusts that the conflict may be resolved peacefully buy mutual agreement.