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New Book Discusses the Role of Pope Pius XII During World War II

Posted on 2/12/2013 by in Holocaust HaShoa Israel Israel Today Pope Pius XII Catholic Pope The Pope's Jews

Next month, The Pope's Jews hits book stores. In this historical account, author Gordon Thomas attempts to clarify the role played by Pope Pius XII, known as "Hitler's Pope," during the Second World War regarding Europe's Jewish population. Based on previously unpublished Vatican documents and first-hand accounts provided by Holocaust victims and wartime priests, the book reveals the existence of a secret operation personally overseen by the Pope to shelter Jews across Nazi Europe.

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