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Authors & Events
Apr 29, 2008
| ISBN 9780143114000
Oct 01, 2000
| ISBN 9781101202494
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Apr 29, 2008 | ISBN 9780143114000
Oct 01, 2000 | ISBN 9781101202494
The “explosive” (The New York Times) bestseller that “redefined the history of the twentieth century” (The Washington Post ) This shocking book was the first account to tell the whole truth about Pope Pius XII’s actions during World War II, and it remains the definitive account of that era. It sparked a firestorm of controversy both inside and outside the Catholic Church. Award-winning journalist John Cornwell has also included in this seminal work of history an introduction that both answers his critics and reaffirms his overall thesis that Pius XII fatally weakened the Catholic Church with his endorsement of Hitler—and sealed the fate of the Jews in Europe.
John Cornwell is in the department of history and philosophy of science at Cambridge University. He is a regular feature writer at the Sunday Times (London) and the author and editor of four books on science, including Power to Harm,… More about John Cornwell
“Redefines the entire history of the Twentieth Century.”–The Washington Post “Explosive…makes a case that is very difficult to refute.”–The New York Times BooK Review “A devastating indictment of Pius as guilty of moral treachery.”–The Philadelphia Inquirer “Scathing.”–Time
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