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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Whatever the case , here ended Pacelli ' s face - to - face diplomacy on behalf of
Pope Benedict XV . The fate of Benedict ' s peace plan was largely predictable ,
considering that both sides were still convinced that the war was winnable and ...
... Pacelli decided to bide his time until he could meet Chancellor Brüning face -
to - face . The opportunity for such an encounter arose in August , when Brüning
came to Rome for talks with Mussolini . Brüning arrived in the Eternal City in the ...
Only one emaciated face was here to remind us that the world ' s greatest need
was penance . " By this time Pacelli ' s household , a sort of kitchen cabinet , was
well established . There was Mother Pasqualina with her two sister helpers ...
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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