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Hitler's pope : the secret history of Pius XII

Author: John Cornwell
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the papacy of Eugenio Pacelli, Pius XII, pontiff from 1939 to 1958, discussing his failure to speak out against Hitler's actions during World War II, and charging that the Pope's behavior was consistent with his dedication to enhancing his own power and his personal antipathy toward the Jews.
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Genre/Form: History
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cornwell, John, 1940-
Hitler's Pope.
London ; New York : Viking, 1999
(OCoLC)41581642
Named Person: Pius, Pope; Pius, Pope; XII ) Pius (Papst; Pius, Papst; Pius, pave.; Pius, Pope
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Cornwell
OCLC Number: 1035610986
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 430 pages : illustrations)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The Pacellis --
Hidden life --
Papal power games --
To Germany --
Pacelli and Weimar --
The glittering diplomat --
Hitler and German Catholicism --
Hitler and Pacelli --
The concordat in practice --
Pius XI speaks out --
Darkness over Europe --
Triumph --
Pacelli, pope of peace --
Friend of Croatia --
The holiness of Pius XII --
Pacelli and the Holocaust --
The Jews of Rome --
Savior of Rome --
Church triumphant --
Absolute power --
Pius XII Redivivus.
Responsibility: John Cornwell.
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