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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10 One of Pacelli ' s contemporary biographers comments on this without irony : “
There was a good deal to be said in favour of Signore Marchi ; he knew that the
impressions gained by small children are never lost . ” By the age of ten Pacelli ...
never recover mo Em C as the brink . The declaration of war , it is said , threw him
into a profound depression from which he never recovered . He died on August
20 , 1914 – of a broken heart , it was said . What is clear from the episode is the ...
Although Leiber suffered from acute asthma , he was never offered the Pontiff ' s
car but was obliged to struggle on and off trams through the busiest part of the
city . Pacelli wrote his talks in the small hours , drafting them in ink before typing ...
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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