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silence of Pius XII

Carlo Falconi

silence of Pius XII

by Carlo Falconi

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pius XII, Pope, 1876-1958.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated [from the Italian] by Bernard Wall.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX1378 .F313 1970b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3-430 p.
    Number of Pages430
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5519490M
    ISBN 100571091474
    LC Control Number73564569

      Pope Pius XII led the Catholic Church during the tumult of World War II, but his silence on the fate of the millions of Jews killed during . After the death of Pope Pius XII, in the summer of , an anonymous report was issued from the bishop’s chancery office in Coimbra, where Sr. Lucia’s convent is located. The report denounced Fr. Fuentes’ interview with Sr. Lucia as fraudulent. To this day, no one has taken responsibility for making this claim.

      The book by Cornwell (as well as a recent book by Garry Wills, Papal Sin: Structures of Deceit []) is an attempt to portray the Papacy as systematically obsessed with its own power and to argue that this is a central explanation for Pius XII’s silence (or worse) during the Holocaust. Cornwell’s distortions and exaggerations, which are. Eugenio Pacelli, Pope Pius XII, has long been the subject of controversy over his failure to speak out against Hitler's Final Solution. In Hitler's Pope, award-winning journalist and Roman Catholic John Cornwell shows that, even well before the Holocaust, Pope Pius XII was instrumental in negotiating an accord that helped the Nazis rise to unhindered power--and sealed the fate of /5(11).

    The nuncio to Germany was also instructed by Pius repeatedly, as Phayer himself notes, “to plead for better treatment of Polish priests and lay people.” 26 Yet, Phayer proclaims papal silence and complains that Pius XII chose a diplomatic rather than a moral approach, without citing what that moral approach would have been, or how it could. The Deputy, in which Hochhuth depicts Pacelli as a Nazi collaborator, guilty of moral cowardice and "silence" in the face of the Nazi onslaught, is a scathing indictment of Pope Pius XII's alleged indifferences to the plight of European Jewry during the Holocaust.


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Silence of Pius XII by Carlo Falconi Download PDF EPUB FB2

The title of the book is "The Silence of Pius XII" - which apparently promises that there will be proof of, basically, silence. But the reader is almost immediately told that the problem to be addressed is that "Pius XII never promulgated an explicit and direct condemnation of the war of aggression, and still less of the unspeakable acts of Cited by:   Pius XII was inaugurated, and according to “Holy Silence,” the draft encyclical was destroyed.

A tale worthy of Sherlock Holmes But this is not exactly what happened. The title of the book is "The Silence of Pius XII" - which apparently promises that there will be proof of, basically, silence. But the reader is almost immediately told that the problem to be addressed is that "Pius XII never promulgated an explicit and direct condemnation of the war of aggression, and still less of the unspeakable acts of 1/5.

Background. Two Popes served through the Nazi period: Pope Pius XI (–) and Pope Pius XII (–). The Holy See strongly criticized Nazism through the late s and throughout the s, with Cardinal Pacelli (later Pope Pius XII) being a particularly outspoken critic.

InVatican signed a Concordat with Germany, hoping to protect the rights of. Pope Pius XII (Italian: Pio XII), born Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli (Italian pronunciation: [euˈdʒɛːnjo maˈriːa dʒuˈzɛppe dʒoˈvanni paˈtʃɛlli]; 2 March – 9 October ), was head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 2 March to when he died.

Before his election to the papacy, he served as secretary of the Created cardinal: 16 Decemberby Pius XI. The silence of Pius XII. Carlo Falconi. Little, Brown, - History - pages.

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Contents. Foreword page. The Silence of Pius XII The Problem. THE PROBLEM IN GENERAL. Get this from a library. The silence of Pius XII.

[Carlo Falconi] -- It is a chillingly convincing picture of Pope Pius XII, a devastating portrait of a man so caught up in diplomacy that he could not abandon it for more radical means of action.

Carlos Falconi reveals. The Silence of Pope Pius XII John S. Conway T IS hardly surprising that the play Der Stellvertreter (The Deputy) by the young German author Rolf Hochhuth should have aroused controversy ever since its first performance in February,in Berlin.

For it. This is the complete text of a review, appearing in the Winter edition (Vol. 5, No. 1) of the journal "Studies in Comparative Religion", of the book "The Silence of.

Originally published as Il silenzio di Pio XII. Milano, Sugar, Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Foreword --Introduction: the silence of Pius XII --The problem: its significance and limits --The problem in general --The case of Poland --The case of Croatia.

Other Titles: Silenzio di Pio XII. Responsibility. Pope Pius XII, who led the Catholic Church from tohas long been criticized for his public silence during the Holocaust.

Critics have argued he also did nothing behind the scenes to. The title of the book is "The Silence of Pius XII" - which apparently promises that there will be proof of, basically, silence.

But the reader is almost immediately told that the problem to be addressed is that "Pius XII never promulgated an explicit and direct condemnation of the war of aggression, and still less of the unspeakable acts of 1/5(1).

Exposing the Myth of Pius XII's Silence -- Part 3 William Doino, Jr. gives us a glowing review of Ronald J. Rychlak’s book Hitler, the.

The response of Pope Pius XII to the Holocaust has been discussed since the Holocaust itself. A crucial episode was the events of Octowhen the SS seized more than one thousand Roman Jews and the Pope did little about it.

Zuccotti makes her case strongly. She charts the near-total silence of both Pius XI and Pius XII in the face of the Italian anti-Jewish laws ofunderlining how the Vatican intervened only on specific issues such as interracial marriages and converts to Catholicism.

Regarding the controversy over Pius XII’s “silence” during the Shoah, which was accompanied, however, by the opening of church institutions to Jewish and political refugees, Lewy echoes the. The playwright contends that Pope Pius XII, when he was the sovereign pontiff of the Catholic Church, might have prevented deportations and the mass murder of so many Jewish people had he spoken out against the Nazi extermination camps.

His silence, according to Hochhuth, was criminal, inhuman and cowardly. The silence of Pius XII by Falconi, Carlo. Publication date Topics Pius XII, Pope, Publisher Boston, Little, Brown Collection Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities.

Internet Archive :   The world of Holocaust scholarship, which Friedlander has contributed so much to, on matters other than Pius XII, deserves better.

William Doino Jr. writes for Inside the Vatican and published an 80,word annotated bibliography on Pius XII in The Pius War: Responses to the Critics of Pius XII (Lexington Books, ).

Fromthe Vatican released the entire archives of Pope Pius XI’s pontificate (), when Eugenio Pacelli, the future Pius XII, was Pius XI’s Secretary of State. Hitler's Pope is a book published in by the British journalist and author John Cornwell that examines the actions of Eugenio Pacelli, who became Pope Pius XII, before and during the Nazi era, and explores the charge that he assisted in the legitimization of Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime in Germany, through the pursuit of a Reichskonkordat in The book is critical of Pius' Author: John Cornwell.

This book does a wonderful job in presenting what was going on in the Vatican at the time of Eugenio Pacelli, Pope Pius XII. He mentions that Pius wanted to "serve souls," however we then see that he gets caught up in the political diplomacy of the Vatican, as the Vatican begins to look more and more like a political war room with high-placed officials Cited by:   Hitlers Pope: The Secret History of Pius XII by John Cornwell is a fascinating but disturbing book about Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli), who reigned from to and was the pope during the first nine years of my life.

This book was well-researched (using recently released Vatican documents from that period), and informative/5.