Directive from Pius XII ordered shelter for Rome's Jews
Apr. 19, 2007 (CWNews.com) - The Vatican has confirmed the existence of a directive from Pope Pius XII, asking Catholic clergy and religious to shelter Jews from the Holocaust.
Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone (bio - news), the Vatican Secretary of State, acknowledged in short April 19 announcement that Pope Pius XII issued instructions for all religious institutions to open their doors to Jewish people. The catacombs of Rome were also made available for shelter....
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THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: You know somebody's got to ask the tough questions, and since nobody else is, the Catholic Knight will take it upon himself. Now that it's been established the myth of "Hitler's Pope" is a complete fabrication invented by the Soviet KGB during the Cold War, what does that say of those who promoted this myth?
John Cornwell authored the infamous book "Hitler's Pope," which explores the charge that Pope Pius XII assisted in the legitimization of Hitler's Nazi regime. The question is this. Is Mr. Cornwell a communist? That's what we need to know.
Wherever you are Mr. John Cornwell, (author of "Hitler's Pope"), answer us this one question please. Are you, or have you ever been, sympathetic to Marxism and/or the Communist Party? It's an honest question Mr. Cornwell, and a perfectly legitimate one, since it would seem the premise of your book was originally manufactured by the KGB. Please note Mr. Cornwell, I never actually called you a communist, I'm just asking if you are one.