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Pope Pius XI, Pope Pius XII and Two Different Responses to Hitler’s Anti-Jewish Laws

Recently I watched Amen, a Costa-Gavras film about an SS officer and a Jesuit priest trying to get the Vatican to denounce the Holocaust.  It was very critical of the Pope for his feeble response to the atrocities being committed against … Continue reading

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Papal Encyclicals and Economic Justice

Thomas Bokenkotter wrote in his book “Church and Revolution: Catholics in the Struggle for Democracy and Social Justice”: “This book deals with an interesting historical question: How did the Catholic Church- which, on the morrow of the French Revolution, was … Continue reading

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