Soldier of Christ

Soldier of Christ

The Life of Pope Pius XII

Book - 2013
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Documents the life of the controversial pope, discussing his religious upbringing, his work as a papal diplomat, his reponses to the persecution of the Jews during World War II, and his appointment of church officials in China, India, and Africa.
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, c2013
ISBN: 9780674049611
Branch Call Number: 262.13 PIU VEN
Characteristics: 405 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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Hamletdoghot Mar 05, 2015

An agonizing read, but rewarding. The story of Pius XII during the Holocaust makes harrowing reading. .However, balancing the pros and cons, he appears finally as a great pope, one who may someday be canonized. I highly recommend this book.

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