1930 December 31, on the Eve of the New Year, Pope Pius XI issues Casti Connubii (of Chaste Wedlock) which officially declares unlawful all use of “artificial” birth control, saying, ““those wicked parents, who seek to remain childless, and failing in this, are not ashamed to put their offspring to death.”
1933 ♦ April 3, Pope Pius XI, reigned as Pope from 6 February 1922 to his death in 1939.
“The Rosary is a powerful weapon to put the demons to flight and to keep oneself from sin…If you desire peace in your hearts, in your homes, and in your country, assemble each evening to recite the Rosary. Let not even one day pass without saying it, no matter how burdened you may be with many cares and labors.” – Pope Pius XI
John Lennon giving the autograph, with his future killer Mark Chapman, few hours before death. Destroying the Berlin Wall Osama bin Laden with his family visiting Falun in Sweden in 70'. The Beatles at the beginning of their career. Elvis Presley in the army. Meeting of Pope Pius XI with Adolf Hitler. The new capital…
twocrowns: A day will come when the civilized world will deny its God, when the Church will doubt as Peter doubted. She will be tempted to believe that man has become God. In our churches, Christians will search in vain for the red lamp where God awaits them. Like Mary Magdalene, weeping before the empty tomb, they will ask, ‘Where have they taken Him?”–Pope Pius XI