It's official. The Catholic Knight is retired.  I'm hanging up the helmet and passing the torch. There will be no more articles, no more commentaries, no more calls to action. THIS BLOG IS CLOSED. I've spent a very long time thinking about this, I believe the time has come, and is a bit overdue.  I want to thank my readers for everything, but most especially for your encouragement and your willingness to go out there and fight the good fight. So, that being the case, I've spend the last several weeks looking for bloggers who are fairly active, and best represent something akin to the way I think and what I believe.  I recommend the following blogs for my readers to bookmark and check on regularly. Pick one as your favourite, or pick them all. They are all great..... In His Majesty's Service, THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Yet More Evidence Vindicates Pope Pius XII

Directive from Pius XII ordered shelter for Rome's Jews

Apr. 19, 2007 ( - 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.