The policies and politics of Pope Pius XII

between diplomacy and morality by Frank J. Coppa

Publisher: P. Lang in New York

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Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

StatementFrank J. Coppa
LC ClassificationsBX1378 .C64 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24906880M
ISBN 109781433105210
LC Control Number2011026929

Letters: It is time to stop the nonsense about Pope Pius XII and his supposed anti-semitism (Vatican hit by new row over war role, December 29). Published: 30 Dec Published: 30 Dec Eugenio Pacelli (), better known as Pope Pius XII, was on the fast track to canonization but now may have been derailed, at least temporarily, by a new book goes further than any before in accusing Pius XII of failing to condemn the Nazi annihilation of Jews or to take action that might have ameliorated the plight of European Jewry in World War II. In the book Hitler’s Pope, British journalist John Cornwell argued that Pope Pius XII’s career as a diplomat helps explain why he didn’t openly condemn the Nazi persecution of Jews. Coppa presents a well researched and insightful book on Pius XII who was pope from In these years of turmoil, this well trained, scholarly, and introverted pope brought his diplomatic caution and discretion to defending the Church.4/5.

  The claim that Pius XII was friendly with, or at least passively acquiescent to, the Nazi regime is an unquestioned dictum in New Atheist circles. This is despite the fact the claim Pius XII was “Hitler’s Pope” is a total distortion of history.   Long-buried Vatican files reveal a new and shocking indictment of World War II’s Pope Pius XII: that in pursuit of absolute power he helped Adolf Hitler destroy German Catholic political Author: John Cornwell. (Newser) – A new book is aiming to give "Hitler's Pope" a better place in history, the Guardian reports. Due out next month, The Pope's Jews paints Pius XII as a man who quietly aided Jews Author: Neal Colgrass.   I have been reading Pacepa’s book ‘Disinformation’. Pacepa was the top ranked Soviet intelligence officer to defect to the west and a substantial part of his book details the framing of Pope Pius XII as ‘Hitler’s Pope’. On page Pacepa says that it was Pope Pius XII’s opposition to the Soviet Socialists that precipitated the dirty tricks campaign against the pope. Pacepa.

  Pope Pius XII, accused of silence during the Holocaust, knew Jews were being killed, researcher says Pope Pius XII blesses a crowd in Rome on Dec. 18, (AP). The Pope and Mussolini tells the story of two men who came to power in , and together changed the course of twentieth-century history. In most respects, they could not have been more different. Pope Pius XII (center) meets with members of what Rutler calls the forces of “great good,” in this case the Canadian Royal 22 nd Regiment, following the liberation of Rome in June Pius XII refrained from directly rebuffing Hitler and Mussolini and kept channels open to their regimes.   He is author of The Policies and Politics of Pope Pius XII, Politics and the Papacy in the Modern World, and The Papacy Confronts the Modern World. His articles have appeared in Catholic Historical Review, Italian Quarterly, Journal of Economic History, Journal of Church and State, Rassegna Storica del Risorgimento, Journal of Italian History Cited by: 3.

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The Policies and Politics of Pope Pius XII delves into the diplomacy of the most controversial pope of the twentieth century: Pius XII (pontificate, ), «Advocate of Appeasement» to some and «Apostle of Peace» to others.

Disagreement prevails on his quest for peace, recourse to impartiality during the Second World War, and relative public silence during the by: 2. The policies and politics of Pope Pius XII: between diplomacy and morality / Frank J.

Coppa. Format Book Published New York: Peter Lang, c Description viii, p. ; 23 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents. The Pius war The pursuit of a diplomatic career. His more recent works include The Papacy, the Jews, and the Holocaust; Politics and Papacy in the Modern World; The Policies and Politics of Pope Pius XII; Controversial Concordats: The Vatican's Relations with Napoleon, Mussolini, and Hitler; and the Encyclopedia of Modern Dictators.

PRAISE FOR THE BOOK:Cited by: 2. “It may take years, perhaps decades, before the Pius War is brought to an end,” () Frank J. Coppa concludes in his recent book, The Policies and Politics of Pope Pius XII: The policies and politics of Pope Pius XII book Diplomacy and Morality.

The Policies and Politics of Pope Pius XII, Frank Coppa Frank Coppa's new book, The Policies and Politics of Pope Pius XII (Peter Lang Publishing), arrived last week. It was a delight to sit down and read what is, in my opinion, a book of the same importance and high standard as Jose Maria Sanchez work, Pius XII and the Holocaust: Understanding the Controversy (CUA Press)Author: Paul O'shea.

When Pope Pius XII died inhe was honored across the world, with the New Yorker leading the praise, calling him a “great pope.” That perception rapidly changed, however, in the s. Buy The Policies and Politics of Pope Pius XII: Between Diplomacy and Morality New edition by Coppa, Frank J.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Frank J. Coppa. Pius XII in Pius – whose birth name was Eugenio Pacelli – was Vatican secretary of state under his predecessor, Pope Pius XI, and a former papal nuncio, or envoy, to : Harriet Sherwood.

Pius XII has been criticized for being complacent during the Holocaust, and even cooperating with Nazi Germany as they rounded up Jews and other minorities throughout Europe, in a book by British journalist John Cornwell, "Hitler's Pope: The Secret History of Pius XII." In the book, Cornwell argues that Pius XII assisted in the.

THE POLICIES AND POLITICS OF POPE PIUS XII: BETWEEN DIPLOMACY AND MORALITY. By Frank J. Coppa. New York: Peter Lang,Pp. viii + $ The Policies and Politics of Pope Pius XII: Between Diplomacy and Morality.

By Frank J. Coppa. (New York: Peter Lang. viii, $ paperback. ISBN ) The Life & Pontificate of Pope Pius XII: Between History and Controversy By Frank J. Coppa. Eugenio Pacelli, Pope Pius XII, has long been the subject of controversy over his failure to speak out against Hitler's Final Solution.

In Hitler's Pope, award-winning journalist and Roman Catholic John Cornwell shows that, even well before the Holocaust, Pope Pius XII was instrumental in negotiating an accord that helped the Nazis rise to unhindered power--and sealed the fate of the Jews in /5(11).

To conclude, The Policies and Politics of Pope Pius XII provides a brief and informed account of the Pius wars. It will be of interest to students who lack much exposure to the debates and would like a summary of its core questions, including what motivated Pius XII's silence as well as whether and how his policies towards Nazi Germany differed from those of his predecessor.

Pope Pius XII (Italian: Pio XII), born Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli (Italian pronunciation: [euˈdʒɛːnjo maˈriːa dʒuˈzɛppe dʒoˈvanni paˈtʃɛlli]; 2 March – 9 October ), was head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 2 March to when he died. Before his election to the papacy, he served as secretary of the Department of Created cardinal: 16 Decemberby Pius XI.

Pius XII, –, pope (–58), an Italian named Eugenio Pacelli, b. Rome; successor of Pius XI. Ordained a priest inhe entered the Vatican's secretariat of state. The Policies and Politics of Pope Pius XII: Between Diplomacy and Morality (Peter Lang, ).

The Life and Pontificate of Pope Pius XII: Between History and Controversy (Catholic University of America Press, ). The Papacy in the Modern World: A Political History (Reaktion Books, ).

Books edited/co-edited by Coppa. Soldier of Christ reveals a paradoxical figure: a prophetic reformer of limited vision whose leadership stimulated the emergence of a global Catholicism while sowing doubt and dissension among some of the Church’s most faithful servants. The Cold War and Pius XII’s manner of engaging with the modern world defined his pontificate, Ventresca argues.

The Policies and Politics of Pope Pius XII delves into the diplomacy of the most controversial pope of the twentieth century: Pius XII (pontificate, ), «Advocate of Appeasement» to some and «Apostle of Peace» to others.

The Policies and Politics of Pope Pius XII delves into the diplomacy of the most controversial pope of the twentieth century: Pius XII (pontificate, ), "Advocate of Appeasement" to some and "Apostle of Peace" to others.

Delves into diplomacy of controversial pope of twentieth century: Pius XII (pontificate, ), Advocate of Appeasement to some and Apostle of Peace to others. In this book, the author, who has written on controversial figures including Pius IX, seeks to explore origins and rationale of Pius XII's diplomacy during the war.

The Life and Pontificate of Pope Pius XII: Between History and Controversy and the influences behind his policies and actions. This book is the first biography of Eugenio Pacelli to appear in English since the opening of the papers of the pontificate of Pius XI (), in which Pacelli served as nuncio to Germany and secretary of 4/5(5).

The record on Pope Pius XII has been constructed largely from the notes of Vatican dignitaries who either set or agreed with papal policy or of accredited diplomats who may have attempted to color the reports to their foreign ministries. A large part of the debate about Pope Pius XII has been constructed from moral arguments generated atFile Size: 1MB.

In his new book, Church of Spies: The Pope’s Secret War Against Hitler (Basic Books, ), he turns his meticulous attention to the whole matter of Pope Pius XII Author: Gerald Korson. Hitler’s Pope is a provocative title for a biography of Eugenio Pacelli, better known as Pope Pius implication in the title is that the pope was Hitler’s enabler.

The title is deliberate, the implication substantially proved by the author, British historian John Cornwell, a practicing Catholic who has fallen foul of the Vatican and other leading members of the hierarchy since.

Pope Pius XII has 41 books on Goodreads with ratings. Pope Pius XII’s most popular book is Humani Generis: Some False Opinions Which Threaten To Unde.

Roth contrasted Pius XII’s elevation with the rise of the Third Reich: “The pre-apocalyptic beasts who now dominate politics are already alluding to their true motives for persecuting the : William Doino. Many thanks to Patrick Madrid for granting me permission to reprint in my column the section of his book Pope Fiction titled "Pope Pius XII and the Jews" (pp.

–; footnotes are not included in this reprint). Madrid is an author, radio host, and director of the Envoy Institute of Belmont Abbey College. Pope Pius XII and the Jews By Patrick Madrid. Meanwhile, the push to declare Pius XII a saint continued.

InPope Benedict XVI approved a decree proclaiming the heroic virtues of his wartime predecessor, a step toward his Author: David I.

Kertzer. From Stand-Off to Confrontation: Pope Pius XII and Mussolini, By Harry Schnitker, Ph.D. * The relationship between the Catholic Church in.

Pope Pius XII, who led the Catholic Church from tohas long been criticized for his public silence during the Holocaust. Critics have.

Pope Pius XII was in the spotlight during a recent symposium in Rome, “Pius XII, the Pope of Charity.” The event, which took place on Ma was organized by the Comitato Papa Pacelli.

Pius XII and the Second World War: According to the Archives of the Vatican by Pierre Blet, S.J.(New York: Paulist Press, ). Hitler’s Pope: The Secret History of Pius XII by John Cornwell (New York: Penguin Books, ). The Popes Against the Jews: The Vatican’s Role in the Rise of Modern Anti-Semitism by David I.

Kertzer (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, ).Hitler's Pope is a book published in by the British journalist and author John Cornwell that examines the actions of Eugenio Pacelli, who became Pope Pius XII, before and during the Nazi era, and explores the charge that he assisted in the legitimization of Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime in Germany, through the pursuit of a Reichskonkordat in The book is critical of Pius' conduct during Author: John Cornwell.