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Notes for “The Pope, Concordat and Holocausts”

1. Brett Arends, “Pope Francis must answer questions about church’s financial dealings with Hitler”, Market Watch, 10 February 2015. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/pope-francis-must-answer-questions-about-churchs-financial-dealings-with-hitler-2015-02-10

2. Julian Kossoff, “The Pope, Eichmann and the Nazi 'Ratlines'”, Telegraph, 17 March 2010. http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/juliankossoff/100030163/the-pope-eichmann-and-the-nazi-ratlines/

“Red Cross and Vatican helped thousands of Nazis to escape”, Guardian, 25 May 2011.
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2011/may/25/nazis-escaped-on-red-cross-documents 

Carl Savich, “The Rat Lines, the Holocaust in France, 1940-1944, and the Klaus Barbie Case, Part III”, Serbiannia, 03 September 2012. http://serbianna.com/analysis/archives/1570

“Lawsuit charges that Nazi gold funded Vatican ratlines”, Concordat Watch.
http://www.concordatwatch.eu/topic-6151.834

3. Carl Savich, “The Vatican Role in the Ustasha Genocide in the Independent State of Croatia”, Serbianna, 11 November 2011. http://serbianna.com/analysis/archives/1182

4. “Serbian civilians are forcibly converted to Catholicism by a Croatian priest”, US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Photograph #90166. http://digitalassets.ushmm.org/photoarchives/detail.aspx?id=1139416

5. John Cornwell, Hitler's Pope, 1999, p. 265. http://pt.scribd.com/doc/81219132/Hitler-s-Pope-John-Cornwell

6. Peter Popham, “The unholy legacy of Pius XII”, Independent, 20 October 2008.
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/the-unholy-legacy-of-pius-xii-966934.html

“L' ambasciatore scrisse Ho visto il pontefice parla bene dei tedeschi”, La Repubblica, 2008-10-19. http://ricerca.repubblica.it/repubblica/archivio/repubblica/2008/10/19/ambasciatore-scrisse-ho-visto-il-pontefice.html

7. Cornwell, pp. 263-64.

8. Derek Scally, “Roots in traumatic German history”, Irish Times, 2005-04-21. http://www.irishtimes.com/news/roots-in-traumatic-german-history-1.433886

9. Transcript of the Shoah Interview with Benjamin Murmelstein [1975], Part I. Translation by Lotti Eichorn, p. 114. http://data.ushmm.org/intermedia/film_video/spielberg_archive/transcript/RG60_5009/B08AD969-FBEF-4DF9-8CD1-1570EAFC9F9B.pdf

10. “John Cornwell on Hitler's Pope”, Interview by Evan Solomon, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 8 October 1999. http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1873983870

11. International Catholic-Jewish Historical Commission, The Vatican and the Holocaust: A Preliminary Report, 26 October 2000.  http://www.bc.edu/dam/files/research_sites/cjl/texts/cjrelations/news/icjhc_preliminary_report.htm

12. Nick Squires, “Redemption (for now) of 'Hitler's Pope' as Vatican opens secret archives”, Telegraph, 2012-03-02. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/vaticancityandholysee/9119251/Redemption-for-now-of-Hitlers-Pope-as-Vatican-opens-secret-archives.html

13. Bruce Johnston, “Post-war Vatican implicated in Nazi escapes”, Catholic Herald, 18 April 1997. http://archive.catholicherald.co.uk/article/18th-april-1997/1/post-war-vatican-implicated-in-nazi-escapes

14. “Vatican Looks Back At Inquisition”, Associated Press, 15 June 2004. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/vatican-looks-back-at-inquisition/

See also: Jonathan Petre, “Inquisition was a mistake but legally justified, claims Vatican official”,
Telegraph, 30 January 2006. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1509185/Inquisition-was-a-mistake-but-legally-justified-claims-Vatican-official.html

15. Peter Popham, "The unholy legacy of Pius XII", Independent, 20 October 2008. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/the-unholy-legacy-of-pius-xii-966934.html 

16. Jesús Colina, “Documents Reveal Pius XII Saved 11,000 Roman Jews: Pave the Way Foundation Announces Findings”, Zenit, 2011-07-22. http://www.zenit.org/article-33132?l=english

17. “Vatican hopes secret files exonerate 'Hitler's pope'”, The Observer, 9 February 2013. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/feb/09/hitlers-pope-pius-xii-holocaust

18. Edward Kessler, “Scrutiny of Pius XII's reign required before canonisation”, Irish Times, 2008-11-11. http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/opinion/2008/1118/1226700696986.html (reposted: http://forum.richarddawkins.net/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=61100)

19. Paul Vitello, “Wartime Pope Has a Huge Fan: A Jewish Knight”, New York Times, 2010-03-07. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/08/nyregion/08pius.html 

20. “Decrees of Vatican's Saint Congregation: Testify to 10 Miracles; 10 Cases of Heroic Virtue; 1 Martyrdom”, Zenit, 2009-12-19. http://www.zenit.org/rssenglish-27889

21. “Vatican Defends Naming Pius XII Venerable: Says Sanctity Is About Virtue, Not Historical Impact”, Zenit, 2009-12-23. http://www.zenit.org/article-27939?l=english 

22. Nick Squires, “Vatican stalling on secret files which could prove wartime Pope ignored Holocaust”, Telegraph, 2008-19-30. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/religion/3288521/Vatican-stalling-on-secret-files-which-could-prove-wartime-Pope-ignored-Holocaust.html

Nicole Winfield, “Vatican defends move on World War II-era pope”, Associated Press, 2009-12-23. http://www.wtvy.com/community/headlines/80088452.html

23. “Exhibit Scheduled for Vatican Secret Archives”, Zenit, 2011-07-06. http://www.zenit.org/article-33018?l=english

24. Benedict XVI quoted by Douglas Bloomfield, “Hitler's pope was no saint”, Jerusalem Post, 21 January 2010. http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Columnists/Washington-Watch-Hitlers-pope-was-no-saint
He has also characterised the ostensible help by Pius XII as “made secretly and silently”. “Pope defends WWII pontiff's role”,  BBC News, 18 September 2008. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/7624455.stm

25. “Vatican Secret Archives Documents Going Online”, Zenit, 12 February 2010. http://www.zenit.org/article-28333?l=english

26. “Theologians, historians urge Benedict to slow Pius XII saint process”, Reuters, 18 February 2010. http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2010/02/18/theologians-historians-urge-benedict-to-slow-pius-xii-saint-process/
For a related article see: Philip Pullella, “Exclusive - Catholic scholars urge pope to slow Pius sainthood”, Reuters, 18 February 2010. http://in.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idINIndia-46240620100217

27. “Before the Holocaust”, Review by Garry Wills of  The Popes Against the Jews: The Vatican's Role in the Rise of Modern Anti-Semitism. By David I. Kertzer. New York Times, 23 September 2001. http://www.nytimes.com/2001/09/23/books/before-the-holocaust.html

28. “García Herreros causa confusion”, El tiempo, 28 July 1992. http://www.eltiempo.com/archivo/documento/MAM-166205

29. “¿Será santo el padre que le habló al oído a Escobar?” Semana, 14 February 2013. http://www.semana.com/nacion/articulo/sera-santo-padre-hablo-oido-escobar/333359-3

30. Peter Hertel, Schleichende Übernahme: Das Opus Dei unter Papst Benedikt XVI, 2007, p. 107.

31. Karlheinz Deschner, God and the Fascists: The Vatican Alliance with Mussolini, Franco, Hitler, and Pavelic, 1965. The author is quoted in the Foreword by the editor of the 2013 edition.
http://www.amazon.com.au/God-Fascists-Vatican-Alliance-Mussolini-ebook/dp/B00CCOO6WU#reader_B00CCOO6WU

 


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