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Hitler, the War, and the Pope
Was Pope Pius XII a Nazi collaborator who betrayed the Jews? What this well-known historian discovered might surprise you: Far from being a villain, Pius XII did everything humanly possible to fight the Nazi horror. This is the book that sets the record straight. Author: Ronald J. Rychlak Format: Hardcover, 496 pages Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor ISBN: 9781592765652
Hardcover, 642 pages
Published May 28th 2010 by Our Sunday Visitor
(first published August 1st 2000)
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I believe that like many others, I was drawn to this book in light of the recent attempts to rewrite history from the perspective that Pope Pius XII was somehow "Hitler's Pope." With a mixture of excellent scholarly research, an avalanche of unbiased data from around the globe and good old fashioned sound arguments, the author takes the aforementioned attempts and renders them preposterous. Time and again we are shown that the pope was unquestionably praised for the humanitarian work he did thro ...more
Professor Ronald J. Rychlak is the Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens and Cannada Lecturer and Professor of Law. He has been on the faculty since 1987. He currently serves as the university’s Faculty Athletic Representative, and he is the former Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. He is a graduate of Wabash College (BA, cum laude) and Vanderbilt University (JD, Order of the Coif). Prior to joining the ...moreMore about Ronald J. Rychlak...