Sunday, August 16, 2015
ADSS 1.86 Maglione to Borgongini Duca: thanks for news about Ciano's promise for German Catholics
ADSS 1.86 Luigi Maglione, Sec State, to Francesco Borgongini Duca, Italy.
Reference: AES 4248/39
Location and date: Vatican, 08.07.1939
Summary statement: Thanks for the news given about Ciano and his promise to intervene on behalf of German Catholics.
I have received your Excellency’s Report Number 7009 of 01.07.1939 regarding the recent interview you had with his Excellency Count Ciano, the Foreign Minister. (1)
I have read it with great interest and thank you very much for the varied and interesting news contained therein.
I have also noted with pleasure that Count Ciano is agreeable to intervene with the prestige of his high office with the Reich Government regarding the present painful situation of Catholics in Germany.
(1) ADSS 1.81