CHR Comment: The Vatican Archives are a historic treasure and likely hold a mountain of information about the greatest global conflict in history: World War II. They recently released information about the World War I sinking of the Lusitania and the Armenian Genocide. If these releases are an indication of their policy, the archive will not likely release documents until the 2030s or 2040s.
National Geographic shares from their archives.
Vatican Archives releases new documents about the Armenian genocide (1915ff.). http://www.vatican.com/news/frame.aspx?url=http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/catholicnewsagency/dailynews-vatican/~3/FW37IqY3DDE/
This article explores the Vatican archives, which reveals the in-house discussion of how Pope Benedict XV and his advisors responded to the sinking of the Lusitania at the beginning of WWI.
Looking forward to learning more about these documents. None of the news stories I’ve seen tell anything about the actual documents other than one has a signature by Michelangelo. One wonders how many documents are in the Vatican archives waiting to be discovered.