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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Two curial meetings stood between the final negotiations and the signing of the
proposed concordat . The first was called at 10 . 30 a . m ... Pacelli was the
meeting ' s secretary , taking the minutes in his own hand . 25 Serbia had
threatened to ...
( Some versions of the meeting , but not Pacelli ' s , record that the kaiser now
grew conciliatory and promised that he would put an immediate stop to this
practice . ) The meeting over , Pacelli was led into lunch , and accorded “ all the
honours ” ...
So much for Ludwig Kaas ' s backroom preparation for this Vatican meeting . In
any event , Brüning was adamant that there could be no scope for a Reich
Concordat that favoured the Catholic Church on the schools question . “ Given
the crisis ...
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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