Sunday, July 27, 2014

ADSS 10.254 Maglione to Amleto Cicognani - Hungarian Jews

10.254 Cardinal Maglione to Amleto Cicognani, Ap Del USA

Reference: Telegram 1707 (AES 4205/44)

Location and date: Vatican, 05.07.1944

Summary statement: Information on steps taken for the Jews of Hungary.

Language: Italian


 I received your telegram number 2098. (1)

The Apostolic Nunciature in Budapest is actively addressing the issue of non-Aryan Hungarians. (2)

I commend to Your Excellency’s attention the telegram of His Holiness of Sunday 25 June, which addressed an open personal appeal to Regent Horthy (3) asking him to do what was in his power for so many unfortunate people who suffer because of their nationality or race.

Regent Horthy has replied assuring that he will do all that is possible to enforce humanitarian and Christian principles. (4)

(1) See ADSS 10.225
(2) See ADSS 10.233
(3) See ADSS 10.243

(4) See ADSS 10.250

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