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The Pope's last crusade : how an American Jesuit helped Pope Pius XI's campaign to stop Hitler /

Draws on new archival research to examine Pope Pius XI's effort to reject Nazism, discussing how he enlisted the assistance of John La Farge, a virtually unknown American Jesuit, to craft a papal encyclical condemning Hitler's campaign against the Jews. Full description

Main Author: Eisner, Peter.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: [S.l.] : William Morrow & Co, 2014
Contents: A settling of accounts -- Nostalgia confronts reality -- A "crooked cross" -- The imposition of the Reich -- The Pope's battle plan -- The flying cardinal -- A democratic response -- In the heat of the summer -- The Pope's discontent -- Shame and despair -- A new year and an end to appeasement -- Will there be time? -- Change overnight -- The new regime -- Excerpts from LaFarge's encyclical.
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