Hitler's Pope: The Secret History of Pius XII
Viking, 1999 - 430 страница
The "explosive" ("The New York Times") bestseller--now with a new introduction by the author
When "Hitler's Pope," the shocking story of Pope Pius XII that "redefined the history of the twentieth century" ("The Washington Post" ) was originally published, it sparked a firestorm of controversy both inside and outside the Catholic Church. Now, award-winning journalist John Cornwell has revisited this seminal work of history with a new introduction that both answers his critics and reaffirms his overall thesis that Pius XII, now scheduled to be canonized by the Vatican, weakened the Catholic Church with his endorsement of Hitler--and sealed the fate of the Jews in Europe.
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OT C time It was the last word spoken on the matter by the Curia before going to
Pius X for signature , and the single substantial objection in the final meeting
among a chorus of yea - sayers . Gasparri , at least , had come to understand that
Pacelli ' s acquiescence in 1919 was made easier since he and the Curia were of
one mind on the canons ' nominee ; 16 but there were other reasons for Pacelli to
feel sanguine about his wider strategy and his conviction that he would get his ...
He rarely held regular audiences for the department heads of the Curia . This
accentuated his lofty isolation , but it also gave a freer hand to the strong
members of the Curia . The victims were the dioscesan bishops , who were , as
Falconi has ...
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LibraryThing ReviewКоментар посетиоца странице - nx74defiant - LibraryThing
It started with his childhood. Than goes into his work prior to becoming the pope. He reviews the choices people made that lead up to the Holocaust. What was their priorities. What did they not know or see. Than it goes into his failures as the Pope. He paints a very negative view of the Pope. Прочитајте целу рецензију
LibraryThing ReviewКоментар посетиоца странице - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
This is a well researched dissection of the diplomatic Career of Egenio Pacelli, who called himself Pius XII. The impression given is that Eugenio was no friend of the Jews. Cornwell's research seems ... Прочитајте целу рецензију