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Topic: Pope Pius XII

John Julius Norwich dredges up the same old slur about Pius XII

His assessment of Pius as ‘odiously anti-Semitic’ is based on one source – John Cornwell

Allied diplomats urged Pius XII to stay silent about Nazi deportations

US and British diplomats feared that the Pope’s criticism of German and Russian war crimes could threaten a fragile alliance

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In new book, Pope says abuse crisis left him ‘stunned’

In a wide-ranging and candid interview the Pope describes crisis as ‘a tremendous cloud of filth which darkens everything’

Abbot and Sister take on ‘bear pit’ of atheists in debate over papal visit

London audience backed the motion ‘The papal visit should not be a state visit’

Heaven is a place within God, says Pope

On the feast of the Assumption of Mary, Pope Benedict explains that heaven is not a location in the cosmos

Nuns in Rome pray for Russia for more than half a century

Convent was established by Pope Pius XII

How to kill the myth of Hitler’s Pope

Harold Bloom said he wanted to bin all the remaining copies of his novel. Perhaps that idea could be taken up elsewhere

Pius XII ‘secured visas for Jews’ after Kristallnacht

Pope may have saved thousands of Jewish lives by secretly securing visas so they could escape the Third Reich, a German historian claims

‘Why were you Catholics so awful to the Jews during the War?’

Some controversies just won’t lie down and die. Pius XII and the Holocaust is one of them.