Differing Ways of Reading, Differing Views of the Law

The Catholic Church and its Treatment of the Jewish Question during Vichy
  • Richard H. Weisberg


The reaction of the Roman Catholic Church to the Holocaust is a vast and contentious subject. With a natural focus on the Pontiff, Pope Pius XII, many historians have tried to parse the often baroque political and diplomatic record of the years 1933–1944; playwrights and theologians have added their words to this attempt at veracity. And now the Vatican itself has convened a distinguished commission to peruse documents hitherto closed to scholars.


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