Last article of section "Pius XII"
My first book on Pope Pius XII, Hitler, the War, and the Pope, came out in 2000. After several years of research, I had come to the same conclusion that most people had reached during and after World War II: Pius XII was a staunch opponent of the Nazis and a protector of their victims, Jewish or otherwise. Of cours...read more
Articles from section "Pius XII"
The direct action of Pope Pius XII saved the lives of more than 11,000 Jews in Rome during the Second World War, according to documentation recently discovered by historians. Pave the Way …read more
By Edward Pentin As U.N. agencies go, the Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is arguably one of the body's more benign and popular alphabet-soup named bureaucracies. UNESCO's …read more
Claims that the Church and Pope Pius XII failed to help Jews during World War II are simply false, says the Israeli ambassador to the Holy See, Mordechay Lewy. The envoy declared this today …read more
An article Tuesday in the Vatican's semi-official newspaper honored the work of a Jewish German woman brought to the Vatican just before World War II, and entrusted with the task of building a …read more
An archbishop who saved some 10,000 Jews during the Second World War in his collaboration with Pope Pius XII died Monday. He was 98. Archbishop Giovanni Ferrofino was the former apostolic …read more