Friday, July 24, 2015
ADSS 1.78 Maglione to Cortesi: request to Polish clergy to urge calm.
ADSS 1.78 Luigi Maglione, Sec State, to Filippo Cortesi, Poland.
Reference: AES 4182/39, Domenico Tardini draft.
Location and date: Vatican, 30.06.1939
Summary statement: Encourage Hlond to exert moderating influence on the clergy.
In consideration of the present excitement and of the consequent risk of dangerous complications, the Holy Father, deeply concerned, asks your Excellency to invite Cardinal Hlond in a very confidential way to exhort and to guide, with his well-known zeal and tact, the Polish Clergy to exert a moderating action on the faithful.