The Vatican and the Nazi Era
70 years after the end of the Shoah it Is overdue that the Vatican confesses its guilt
by Klaus Kuehlwein
The Vatican still washes its hands in innocence. To regret, there is nothing – on the contrary. Pius XII is one of the “Righteous among the nations”. He has saved Jews like no one else and raised his voice against the mania for extermination by the Nazis. For the Vatican, it is clear: All attacks on the now venerable Pius XII are causeless and often only spiteful – mostly both.
For many years, the caption for Pius XII in Yad Vashem has been a stumbling block for the Vatican. The first caption openly criticized the silence of the Pope concerning the extermination of the Jews. The raid of the old-venerable Jewish community of Rome in October 1943 was especially mentioned. ...
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Pius XII. und die Judenrazzia in Rom
epubli Verlag, Berlin 2013, 2. aktualisierte u. erweiterte Aufl., (420 Seiten)
- Epilog: Papst Franziskus und der 16. Okt. 2013
- erweiterte Dokumententation