HC Deb 18 May 1916 vol 82 c1634
5. Major-General Sir IVOR HERBERT

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he has any official information to the effect that the Vatican had approached one or more Powers with regard to the possibility of peace and that the Vatican have approached Germany on the subject of submarine warfare?


With regard to the first part of the question, Sir Henry Howard has informed us that the Vatican have been in communication with no one with regard to the possibility of peace. As to the second part of the question, we are informed from the same source that the Vatican have made representations to Germany in order to induce her to abandon submarine warfare.

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