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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perhaps made promises to the latter so that ... to the Catholic Church - promises
he was confident Hitler would deliver in writing ( although the written promises
4 Tardini has left an acidulous impression of Pacelli ' s scrupulosity even when
signing a document : “ He carefully scrutinized the nib to make sure there was no
tiny speck that might spoil the writing . If he saw anything of that nature , or just ...
The writing was completed at Jesus College , Cambridge , whose master and
fellows I must thank for creating the ideal auspices for research and writing .
Above all , I am grateful to Crispin Rope , without whose unflagging
encouragement this ...
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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