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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In 1907 he was removed from the Vatican to become archbishop of Bologna , an
appointment deemed a demotion . ... On becoming Pope , he dismissed Merry
del Val , barely giving the outgoing Cardinal Secretary of State time to clear his ...
Pacelli Continues to Appease By the end of November , Pacelli had become
increasingly agitated by the lack of response from Buttmann . He became even
more alarmed on hearing that Vice - Chancellor Papen was planning to integrate
Someone asked after the health of the Pope and the table fell silent as Pacelli ,
for the first time , it appears , spoke : “ We all had time in that festive atmosphere
— suddenly become serious — to catch one word as it fell from Cardinal Pacelli '
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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