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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Carlo passed the photograph to his father , who passed it on to Don Eugenio . "
13 Elisabetta reported that no one knew what had passed between Pacelli and
the nun as a result of the episode , but the consequence was that Pacelli became
Some trucks passed the ✓ boundary of St . Peter ' s Square , driven deliberately
by that route , it has been said , so that the SS soldiers who had been drafted into
Rome for the roundup could catch a glimpse of the famous church . The Jews , it
The people of Rome , he reflected , were honouring not the passing of a mere
temporal ruler but the embodiment of ... The pavements were lined with hundreds
of thousands of silent Romans who blessed themselves as the coffin passed .
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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