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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On the very day of Hartmann ' s death , the nine principal canons of the chapter of
Cologne , two of them auxiliary bishops , signed a letter to the Holy Father
seeking his blessing , “ since it is now incumbent on us to elect a new archbishop
in Switzerland , Luigi Maglione , had learned from the Prussian minister at the
Holy See , Diego von Bergen , that the Prussian government , the German
bishops , and the canons of Cologne were all in agreement that the present
bishop of ...
Maglione quotes the ambassador as saying , after a long pause , “ What will the
Holy See do if these things continue ? ” Evidently the envoy was referring to the
roundup . Maglione ' s answer is equivocal : “ I replied : The Holy See would not ...
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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
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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