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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In his own religious life he remained the pious boy of those days . . . . [ He ] had a
genuine respect for any unpretentious , humble piety . He preserved a child - like
love for the Mother of God from his youth . ” 17 In the summer of 1894 , having ...
3 percent of the vote , and the Catholic Centre , which had conducted a
courageous campaign in the face of widespread Nazi intimidation , remained
impressively solid at 13 . 9 percent , actually gaining three more Reichstag seats .
Right up ...
The victims , it appears , remained stunned and incredulous to the very end . But
according to one source , there were more than a hundred suicides during the
roundup and in subsequent days . 20 Through the summer of 1942 , some fifteen
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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