Tag Archives: Jews

Francis: “I get ‘existential hives’ when I see that everyone takes it out against the Church and Pius XII”

I buried the lead.  When I wrote HERE about that Vanguardia story, recounted by CNA, I didn’t mention the most important thing.
Pope Francis stuck up for Ven. Pius XII:
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One of your projects is to open the Vatican archives on the … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Great book of documentary evidence about the Pontificate of Ven. Pius XII

I just received in the mail a copy of the 3rd edition of POPE PIUS XII AND WORLD WAR II: THE DOCUMENTED TRUTH : A Compilation of International Evidence Revealing the Wartime Acts of the Vatican.  (UK link HERE)
Wow.  Useful and … Continue reading

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Ven. Pius XII

From CNA:
Cardinal remembers Pope Pius XII as wartime hero, saint
By David Kerr
Rome, Italy, Aug 2, 2012 / 04:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- He’s now 96-years-old, but during World War II, Cardinal Fiorenzo Angelini was a young priest in a Roman parish … Continue reading

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Yad Vashem softens portrayal of Pope Pius XII

From WaPo:
Israel’s national Holocaust memorial softens portrayal of wartime Pope Pius
JERUSALEM — Israel’s national Holocaust memorial has toned down its account of Pope Pius XII’s conduct toward the massacre of Jews during of World War II, following a long diplomatic … Continue reading

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Did Pius XII “go undercover” to save Jews?

From CNA:
Rome, Italy, Nov 4, 2011 / 06:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Jewish New Yorker who has made it his life’s work to clear the name of Pope Pius XII of being anti-Semitic believes the wartime pontiff actually went undercover … Continue reading

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Techum tecum

Catholics are prohibited from doing menial work on Sundays, our Christian observance of the Sabbath in the New Covenant.  We should observe Sunday’s as the Lord’s Day, to give him due worship and give ourselves rest, in honor of God’s … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI on the Good Friday prayer for Jews

Sandro Magister has an English translation of some of the Holy Father’s book-interview with Peter Seewald, Light of the World.
Among the bits provided there is something about the Holy Father’s choice to change the bidding prayer for the Jews on … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Jews using a Catholic church for their services

From a reader:
EWTN is reporting that a priest at St. Louis parish in Austin is allowing a Jewish group to use his parish for Jewish holy day celebrations.  There is a picture at the EWTN article here:
The altar is visibly … Continue reading

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NY Daily News article on Pius XII (POLL ALERT)

You knew that as soon as the ball started rolling again in the cause of Pope Pius XII, as Pope Benedict XVI did today, the naysayers would resume their detraction.
What always astonishes me is how the earlier lies so … Continue reading

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