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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Elisabetta recollected that he would compose spiritual bouquets ( prayers
decoratively recorded on a card ) , for the missions or the souls in purgatory . She
also remembered that he imposed upon her his own self - denials ( for example ...
After Pacelli ' s death , his personal assistant of forty years , Father Robert Leiber ,
S . J . , wrote that the Pope ' s spirituality remained essentially youthful . “ In his
own religious life he remained the pious boy of those days . . . . [ He ] had a ...
2 First , Pacelli nourished a spiritual ambition : to strive for saintliness . ... The first
and last ambitions involved his personal vision of an appropriate papal
spirituality ; the second and third drew him into profound theological issues with
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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