Tuesday, February 17, 2015

ADSS 10.431 Tardini to Orsenigo - Hungarian Jews

Reference: Telegram 1137 (AES 9073/44)

Location and date: Vatican, 05.01.1945

Summary statement: Nuncio must make new interventions for the Hungarian Jews.

Language: Italian


Continue to push appeals (1) from the Holy See pleading for intervention for the Hungarian Jews against whom serious measures continue.

Your Excellency is asked to strive to make efforts for those Jews citing the principles of humanity and justice. (2)

(1)  See ADSS 10.430.
(2) Orsenigo replied on 12.01.1945 (Telegram 408, AES 1065/45): “The Foreign Ministry replied that the Hungarian Government is the competent authority.”

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