Saturday, October 24, 2015

ADSS 1.129 Tardini notes: UK Minister requests papal audience

ADSS 1.129 Domenico Tardini, notes.

Reference: AES 6819/39

Location and date: Vatican, 26.08.1939

Summary statement: The British Minister requests a papal audience.

Language: Italian


The British Secretary calls. (1) He tells me that Lord Halifax has instructed His Excellency, Minister Osborne to convey his thanks for the message personally to the Holy Father.

13.00 His Holiness decides to receive His Excellency, the British Ambassador [sic] tomorrow (at 10.15).


(1) Cyril James Torr (1896-1940), Secretary of the British Legation to the Holy See, c1932-40.

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