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Monument to Pope Pius XII (d.1958)

Monument to Pope Pius XII (1939-58), who reigned during World War II. Before the war broke out he famously said, "Nothing is lost with peace; everything can be lost with war." The monument is by Francesco Messini (1964).

Photo © David Joyal.