Meaningless Monday 2 : Pope Pius XII

By | October 31, 2016

What did Pope Pius XII mean when he said “Among these thirty two…” to József Mindszenty?

On 21 February 1946, Archbishop Mindszenty was elevated to Cardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano Rotondo by Pope Pius XII, who told him, “Among these thirty-two you will be the first to suffer the martyrdom symbolized by this red color.”

Most likely he meant of the thirty two people in the ceremony he was officiating,

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