Hitler, the War, and the Pope

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Our Sunday Visitor, 2000 - History - 470 pages
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Perhaps no modern day leader of the Catholic Church has sparked as much controversy as Pope Pius XII, the bishop of Rome during World War II. Was he a Nazi sympathizer? Or did he vehemently oppose Hitler's regime? The conflicting opinions about Pius XII's wartime performance indicate not only the complexities of the man, the former Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli, but also the difficulty in understanding the Hitler era and the inherent conflict between political posturing and pastoral actions.

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Ever since the appearance of Rolf Hochhuth's play The Deputy in 1963, the role of Pope Pius XII during the WWII has been a subject of heated controversy, a controversy that has intensified in recent ... Read full review


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Rychlak is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law at University of Mississippi School of Law where he has taught since 1987. He teaches courses and seminars in Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Gaming Law, and Environmental Law. Prior to joining the faculty, Ron was with the Chciago law firm of Jenner & Block, and he served as law cleark to the Hon. Harry W. Wellford, of the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. He received his JD from Vanderbilt University and BA from Wabash College.

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