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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There is no evidence that Pacelli , who choreographed the entire process ,
questioned the wisdom of his conduct of these affairs , either at the time or
subsequently . Nor is there any evidence that Gasparri grasped the extent of his
protégé ' s ...
There is no evidence , however , that Pacelli and the Vatican were implicated in
an organization widely known as ODESSA , which is said to have funded and
planned the escape to South America of a number of notorious Nazi criminals .
Given that modern processes for beatification and canonization are qualified by a
strenuous search for evidence against the holiness of the “ Servant of God ” ,
these documents , consisting of seventy - six interviews IN 2 as ( amounting to a ...
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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