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Author Godman, Peter.

Title Hitler and the Vatican : inside the secret archives that reveal the new story of the Nazis and the Church / Peter Godman.

Publication Info. New York : Free Press, [2004]
©2004

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Location Call No. Status
 Granby, Main Library - Adult  327.4304 GOD    Check Shelf
 Marlborough, Richmond Memorial Library - Adult Department  940.53 GODMAN    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 282 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [257]-270) and index.
Contents Introduction -- 1. Unanswered questions -- 2. Two Romes -- 3. Inside the Vatican -- 4. Voices from Germany -- 5. The politics of condemnation -- 6. The Jesuits and the racists -- 7. Appeasement and opportunism -- 8. Three strategies -- 9. The grand design -- 10. Outbursts and intrigues -- 11. The court theologian of the party -- 12. The Communists and the Cardinals -- 13. With burning concern -- 14. The excommunication of Hitler -- appendix 1. The Holy Offices first proposed condemnation of national Socialism (1935), entitles "List of (Nazi) propositions (to be condemned) on nationalism, racism, totalitarianism -- appendix 2. The Holy Office's revised condemnation (1936), entitled "Propositions (to be condemned) on racism, nationalism, communism, totalitarianism -- appendix 3. The Holy Office's comparison between its draft condemnations and Mit brennender Sorge (1937) -- appendix 3. Pius XI's instruction to the rectors of Catholic universities and seminars to refute "ridiculous dogmas" (April 13, 1938) -- List of abbreviations in notes -- Index of primary sources -- Notes -- Slelct bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- General index.
Subject Catholic Church -- Germany -- History -- 1933-1945.
Pius XII, Pope, 1876-1958 -- Relations with Germany.
Church and state -- Germany -- History -- 1933-1945.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Catholic Church.
National socialism and religion.
ISBN 0743245970
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