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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The Red Triangle From the moment that he took over in the Secretariat of State,
Pacelli had been absorbed in German affairs, not the least of his concerns being
the rise of Hitler's Nazi Party. Yet for all Pacelli's distaste for the explicit racism of
The following day, Saturday, July 8, at the stroke of six in the evening by the bells
of St. Peter's, the two sides came together in the salone of the Secretariat of State
for the initialling ceremony. Pacelli and Papen sat side by side. Pacelli was ...
The Secretariat of State in the Vatican maintained communication with its
nunciatures and legations throughout the world by means of cable and
diplomatic bags. Before the war, the Secretariat routinely shared Italy's diplomatic
pouches, but ...
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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
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