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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:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
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
Named Person: Pius, Pope; Pius, Pope; Pius, Pope; Pius, Papst; XII ) Pius (Papst
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Cornwell
ISBN: 0670886939 9780670886937 0140296271 9780140296273
OCLC Number: 41156529
Description: xii, 430 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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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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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