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Author O'Shea, Paul Damian.

Title A cross too heavy : Eugenio Pacelli : politics and the Jews of Europe, 1917-1943 / Paul O'Shea
Published Dural Delivery Centre, N.S.W. : Rosenberg Publishing, 2008

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Description 392 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction: Pius XII, Catholics, Myths and Realities-- 1 Problems With Pacelli-- 2 Contempt as Virtue-- 3 Et in unum ecclesiam-- 4 I Pacelli-- 5 When Worlds Collide-- 6 His Master's Voice-- 7 Pacelli, Jews and Germany, 1933-1939-- 8 Habemus papam-- 9 Blessed Eugenio?
Summary "The papacy of Pius XII (1939-1958) has been a source of near-constant criticism and debate since his death half a century ago. Powerful myths have been created about him, and central to them is the dispute surrounding his alleged silence during the years of the Holocaust. .......[from back cover]
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-348)
Subject Pius, Pope XII, 1876-1958 -- Relations with Jews
Pius, Pope XII, 1876-1958
Catholic Church -- Relations -- Judaism.
Christianity and antisemitism -- History -- 20th century.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Judaism -- Relations -- Catholic Church.
Judaism -- Relations.
National socialism and religion.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1918-1945.
Author Phayer, Michael, 1935-
LC no. 2008426097
ISBN 9781877058714 (paperback)