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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As he settled himself into the task of overseeing the Church ' s vast and complex
relations on every continent , he was drawn into yet another domestic drama
involving his housekeeper nun , Sister Pasqualina . 12 When he said his good ...
neer isn Elisabetta also reported to the tribunal a strange tale involving
Pasqualina , with no reference to a date — although it probably occurred in the
mid - 1930s . The incident reveals the tensions , jealousies , and intrigues with
which the ...
Mother Pasqualina told the beatification tribunal that the Pope had written a
document " condemning the work of Hitler ” when the news came in of “ forty
thousand ” Dutch Jews killed on the orders of Hitler after the archbishop ' s
pastoral letter .
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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