Vatican to unseal archives on controversial WWII pope

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Pope Francis wants Pius XII, accused of not condemning Holocaust, ‘correctly’ judged

Vatican archives on Pope Pius XII, the controversial wartime pontiff accused of failing to condemn the Holocaust, are to be opened next year after pressure from campaigners and historians.

Pope Francis announced the archives would be unsealed in March 2020, eight years ahead of schedule, saying the Roman Catholic church was “not afraid of history”.

Related: Vatican hopes secret files exonerate ‘Hitler’s pope’

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