The Resource The hidden encyclical of Pius XI, Georges Passelecq and Bernard Suchecky ; translated from the French by Steven Rendall ; with an introduction by Garry Wills

The hidden encyclical of Pius XI, Georges Passelecq and Bernard Suchecky ; translated from the French by Steven Rendall ; with an introduction by Garry Wills

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The hidden encyclical of Pius XI
Title
The hidden encyclical of Pius XI
Statement of responsibility
Georges Passelecq and Bernard Suchecky ; translated from the French by Steven Rendall ; with an introduction by Garry Wills
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
  • In June 1938, after his attempts at diplomacy with Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy had failed, Pope Pius XI ordered an American Jesuit, Father John LaFarge, to compose an encyclical denouncing racism and anti-Semitism. The result was a draft called Humani Generis Unitas (The Unity of the Human Race), which LaFarge produced with the help of two other priests. But after Pope Pius XI died early in 1939, his successor, Pius XII, stood by in silence as Nazi Germany began to carry out its Final Solution. The unpublished encyclical was buried in a secret archive, its three authors bound by a vow of silence. For decades Vatican scholars either minimized the importance of Humani Generis Unitas or questioned the document's very existence - until Thomas Breslin, a Jesuit seminarian, uncovered the manuscript in the late sixties
  • In a disturbing tale of archival intrigue and historical investigation, Georges Passelecq, a Belgian monk, and Bernard Suchecky, a Jewish historian, describe their quest to recover the draft of the encyclical. Undaunted by interminable delays - evasions that only deepened suspicions of Church complicity thirty years after Vatican II - the authors steadfastly pursued their inquiries. Here, published for the first time in English, is the document the Vatican kept hidden for half a century. By examining the circumstances of its creation and the consequences of its suppression, The Hidden Encyclical of Pius XI casts new light on the relations between the Vatican, state-sponsored anti-Semitism, and the Jews during World War II
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Passelecq, Georges
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
BM535
LC item number
.P2431513 1997
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Suchecky, Bernard
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  • Catholic Church
  • Pius
  • Pius,
  • Pius
  • Catholic Church.
  • Catholic Church
  • Judaism
  • Encyclieken
  • Antisemitisme
  • Judaïsme
  • Église catholique
  • Interfaith relations
  • Judaism
Label
The hidden encyclical of Pius XI, Georges Passelecq and Bernard Suchecky ; translated from the French by Steven Rendall ; with an introduction by Garry Wills
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Publication
Note
The Mazal Holocaust Collection
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-305) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fumbling toward justice / Garry Willis -- The search for the documents -- The commissioning of Humani Generis Unitas, May to June 1938 -- The composition of Humani Generis Unitas, July to September 1938 -- What happened to the draft? October 1938 -- May 1940 -- A few supplementary documents concerning Humani Generis Unitas
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxiv, 319 pages
Isbn
9780151002443
Lccn
97007227
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36438862
  • (OCoLC)ocm36438862
Label
The hidden encyclical of Pius XI, Georges Passelecq and Bernard Suchecky ; translated from the French by Steven Rendall ; with an introduction by Garry Wills
Publication
Note
The Mazal Holocaust Collection
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-305) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fumbling toward justice / Garry Willis -- The search for the documents -- The commissioning of Humani Generis Unitas, May to June 1938 -- The composition of Humani Generis Unitas, July to September 1938 -- What happened to the draft? October 1938 -- May 1940 -- A few supplementary documents concerning Humani Generis Unitas
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxiv, 319 pages
Isbn
9780151002443
Lccn
97007227
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36438862
  • (OCoLC)ocm36438862

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