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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And we have to remember that the Serbs have come to us . ... some twenty years
later when dealing with Hitler , Merry del Val declared : “ If we say that we cannot
trust these Serbs , all the more reason for pinning them down with a concordat .
Croat nationalists nourished a powerful grudge against the Serbian ascendancy
that had excluded them from the professions ... The Serbs were guilty , so the
Croats perceived it , of favouring the Orthodox faith , encouraging schism among
In his response , Pacelli used an epithet that had been applied to the Croats by
Pope Leo X : “ the outpost of Christianity ” — as if the Serbs , Orthodox religionists
in ancient schism from Rome , had no title to call themselves Christian .
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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