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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By 1930 there were no more than three hundred Catholic priests in Soviet Russia
( compared with 963 in 1921 ) , of whom a hundred were in prisons . 13 On
March 19 , 1930 , a month after Pacelli formally took office , Pius XI led a
ceremony of ...
the dismissal of pastors , and the withdrawal of state subsidies from priests who
refused to cooperate with the Kulturkampf . Many churches and seminaries were
closed . Hundreds of priests were jailed , and more went into hiding or fled ...
Equally tragic was Pacelli ' s oppression and eventual abolition of the worker -
priests . The project had grown out of the conscription of clergy to work for
German industry during the war , and a consequent report , known as France ,
pays de ...
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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