The Pope and Mussolini

The compelling story of Pope Pius XI's secret relations with Benito Mussolini. A ground-breaking work that will forever change our understanding of the Vatican's role in the rise of Fascism in Europe.

The Pope and Mussolini

The compelling story of Pope Pius XI's secret relations with Benito Mussolini. A ground-breaking work, based on seven years of research in the Vatican and Fascist archives by US National Book Award-finalist David Kertzer, it will forever change our understanding of the Vatican's role in the rise of Fascism in Europe.

More Books:

The Pope and Mussolini
Language: en
Pages: 592
Authors: David I. Kertzer
Categories: Fascism and the Catholic Church
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher:

The compelling story of Pope Pius XI's secret relations with Benito Mussolini. A ground-breaking work, based on seven years of research in the Vatican and Fascist archives by US National Book Award-finalist David Kertzer, it will forever change our understanding of the Vatican's role in the rise of Fascism in
Pius XI
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Dr. Zsolt Aradi
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-28 - Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing

An appealing and readable life of one of the greatest men of the early twentieth century: Pius XI as he appeared on the stage of history, and Pius the man as his closest friends knew and loved him. Pope Pius XI (born Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti: 31 May 1857 -
Hitler, Mussolini and the Vatican
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Emma Fattorini
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-26 - Publisher: Polity

Uses newly released and unpublished documentation from the Vatican Secret Archive to show how Pope Pius XI grappled with fascism and Nazism, and how his spirituality, rather then political views, led him to increasingly speak out against Nazism.
The Pope Who Would Be King
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: David I. Kertzer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-24 - Publisher: Random House

The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Pope and Mussolini tells the story of the bloody revolution that stripped the pope of political power and signaled the birth of modern Europe. “[David I.] Kertzer’s brilliant treatment of the crisis in the papacy between 1846 and 1850 reads like a thriller. All
The Pope at War
Language: en
Pages: 672
Authors: David I. Kertzer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-06-07 - Publisher: Random House

Based on newly opened Vatican archives, a groundbreaking, explosive, and riveting book about Pope Pius XII and his actions during World War II, including how he responded to the Holocaust, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Pope and Mussolini. When Pope Pius XII died in 1958, his papers were