Pius XII and the Holocaust: Understanding the Controversy

Pius XII and the Holocaust: Understanding the Controversy

by Jose M. Sanchez
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813210801

ISBN-13: 9780813210803

Pub. Date: 02/28/2002

Publisher: Catholic University of America Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813210803
Publisher:
Catholic University of America Press
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments,vii
Introduction,1
1. A Political Papal Life14
2. Issues, Sources, and Papal Aims and Means22
3. What Pius Knew about the Holocaust42
4. What Pius Said about the War47
5. An Examination of the Reasons The Least Likely69
6. The Need for Protection of German Catholics81
7. Vatican Diplomacy Has Always Been Cautious90
8. A Crisis of Conscience for German Catholics97
9. Pius Feared Communism More than Nazism103
10. Pius Wanted to Serve as Mediator in the War108
11. A Papal Protest Would Have Made Things Worse114
12. Pope Pius' Personality121
13. The Effect of a Strong Protest Virtual History131
14. Pius and the Countries of German-Dominated Europe137
15. Conclusion A Pathetic and Tremendous Figure172
Bibliography,181
Index,191

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