Those of us who are old enough, remember Pope Pius XII who died on October 9, 1958. He was the pope before, during and after World War II. To learn more about him, click here. What I share through this YouTube connection is a little Italian taste of what he was like, personally. Even the reader who does not know Italian can be touched by the way he expressed himself. Check out this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8IpsH3XGtk
Because of this pope's strong reaction to Communism a plot was put into place in the Soviet Union to destroy his reputation. The plot worked so well that there is a huge difference between who the man actually was, and how he has been presented. Read up on him. It would be worth your while.