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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... was forthwith appointed apostolic legate to Zagreb . There is no evidence that
Pacelli or the Secretariat of State knew of the atrocities that had already begun in
Croatia in the spring of 1941 , and it seems clear that rapid de facto recognition ...
On March 24 the U . S . War Refugee Board pleaded with Pacelli via the apostolic
delegate in Washington , D . C . ; Harold Tittmann , the U . S . Vatican
representative , begged Pacelli on May 26 to remind the Hungarian authorities of
The Vatican conspired with the prince ' s wife to have him committed to a mental
hospital and he was naturally deprived of his special “ papal throne ” status , but
the impression of something rotten lingered in the apostolic palace . 22 Ever ...
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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