Cardinal Mundelein and the Conclave of 1939

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    Thanks to the protest of Cardinal O’Connell to Pius XI after the Conclave of 1922, and the development of transoceanic air travel, all Cardinals not prevented by illness or extreme old age were able to participate in the Conclave of 1939, beginning on March 1, 1939 on the eve of World War II.  [...]

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Donald R. McClarey (1546 Posts)


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