Pope Benedict XV born Giacomo Paolo Giovanni Battista della Chiesa, (21
November 1854 – 22 January 1922), was Pope from 3 September 1914 until his
Jul 19, 2014 ... The first four years of Pope Benedict XV's papacy were consumed by
unsuccessful attempts to stop a war he called "the suicide of civilized ...
On this day in History, Pope Benedict XV named to papacy on Sep 03, 1914.
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Benedict XV, original name Giacomo Della Chiesa (born Nov. 21, 1854, Pegli,
Kingdom of Sardinia—died Jan. 22, 1922, Rome) pope from 1914 to 1922.
Benedict XV 1914 - 1922. James della Chiesa born 1854. Benedict XV's reign
was an overture to the reigns of Pius XI and Pius XII. Much that they achieved
Pope Benedict XV, formerly Giacomo della Chiesa, (1854-1922) was elected to
the ... A man with renowned diplomatic talents, Benedict found his abilities - and ...
When I was a child I would hear people praise Pope Pius X, and his successors,
except for Benedict XV. When his name came up the room would grow quiet.
By this time the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XV, who had been in the diplomatic
service of ... The Pope wrote of his plea for peace in a letter dated May 5, 1917:.
VATICAN CITY — As the world commemorates the centenary of the outbreak of
the First World War, how does history view the efforts of Pope Benedict XV to end
Sep 4, 2015 ... A Catholic Pope and a Presbyterian President: Benedict XV and Woodrow
Wilson. When Pope Francis disembarks from his plane the minute it ...