Tag Archives: Pope Pius XII

Cardinal Tagle, Cardinal Sin and the Dilemma of the Philippine Catholic Church

On Jun 21, 2018 members of the clergy appeal to Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle to stand up to President Rodrigo Duterte’s attacks against the Catholic Church. Father Robert Reyes also calls on the Catholic Bishop’s Conference of the … Continue reading

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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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Costa-Gavras and the Political Thriller

A short while ago I checked out from the library and watched Missing, a movie starring Jack Lemmon and Sissy Spacek.  It’s an intense political thriller by director Costa-Gavras.   I did not know anything of Costa-Gavras, so I decided to do … Continue reading

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