The Resource The pope's last crusade : How an American Jesuit Helped Pope Pius XI's Campaign to Stop Hitler, Peter Eisner, (electronic resource)

The pope's last crusade : How an American Jesuit Helped Pope Pius XI's Campaign to Stop Hitler, Peter Eisner, (electronic resource)

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The pope's last crusade : How an American Jesuit Helped Pope Pius XI's Campaign to Stop Hitler
Title
The pope's last crusade
Title remainder
How an American Jesuit Helped Pope Pius XI's Campaign to Stop Hitler
Statement of responsibility
Peter Eisner
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Language
eng
Summary
AA conspiracy within the Vatican--to stop an outspoken PopeIn 1938, Pope Pius XI was the world's most prominent critic of Hitler and his rhetoric of ethnic "purity." To make his voice heard, Pius called upon a relatively unknown American Jesuit whose writing about racism in America had caught the Pope's attention. Pius enlisted John LaFarge to write a papal encyclical--the Vatican's strongest decree--publicly condemning Hitler, Mussolini, and their murderous Nazi campaign against the Jews. At the same time conservative members of the Vatican's innermost circle were working in secret to suppress the document. Chief among them was Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli, whose appeasement of the Germans underlay a deep-running web of conspiracy. Pacelli, who would become Pope Pius XII, was joined by Wlodimir Ledochowski, leader of the Jesuit order, to keep the finished encyclical from reaching the increasingly ill Pope. Peter Eisner, award-winning reporter and author of the critically acclaimed --, combines shocking new evidence (released only recently from Vatican archives) and eyewitness testimony to create a compelling journey into the heart of the Vatican and a little-known story of an American's partnership with the head of the Catholic Church. A truly essential work, it brings staggering new light to one of the most critical junctures in modern history
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TOH
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Eisner, Peter
Dewey number
940
Index
no index present
LC call number
BX1377
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • La Farge, John
  • Pius
  • Catholic Church
  • Church and state
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • National socialism and religion
  • Catholicism
  • World War II
  • Canon & Ecclesiastical Law
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The pope's last crusade : How an American Jesuit Helped Pope Pius XI's Campaign to Stop Hitler, Peter Eisner, (electronic resource)
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https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=F9E38EE4-622D-4E24-8398-28FD8513815B
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Electronic book
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o835173993
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unknown
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1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062049162
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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unknown sound
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Stock number
F9E38EE4-622D-4E24-8398-28FD8513815B
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  • (Sirsi) o835173993
  • (Sirsi) o835173993
  • (OCoLC)835173993
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The pope's last crusade : How an American Jesuit Helped Pope Pius XI's Campaign to Stop Hitler, Peter Eisner, (electronic resource)
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https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=F9E38EE4-622D-4E24-8398-28FD8513815B
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Electronic book
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o835173993
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062049162
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
F9E38EE4-622D-4E24-8398-28FD8513815B
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o835173993
  • (Sirsi) o835173993
  • (OCoLC)835173993

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