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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At home , Elisabetta said , he wore his soutane and Roman collar throughout the
day and continued to “ benefit from the influence of Father Lais ” , the figure who
had hovered over his childhood spiritual progress . In the summer of 1896 , at ...
The development of modern nationstates throughout the nineteenth century had
seen the gradual and voluntary relinquishing of secular involvement in the
nomination of bishops and the assumption of that right by the Holy See .
Throughout the period of the Weimar Republic , no government had got close to
accepting Pacelli's terms for a concordat . Only by dictatorial fiat , with the Führer
dealing directly with Secretary of State Pacelli in the name of the Pope , could ...
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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