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As expected, Pope John Paul II, in his sweeping apologies for the mistreatment of Jews by Christians through the ages, said nothing about the “silence” of his predecessor, Pius XII, about the Holocaust of the Jews during World War II. Many commentators, Jewish and gentile, are therefore calling the new apologies insufficient.

Even the New York Times, forgetting its own praise of Pius during the war for his condemnations of racial persecution, has joined the chorus of calumny. Pius has become the target of a virulent hate campaign that began with the play The Deputy in 1963 and has recently gained new impetus from a book smearing Pius as “Hitler’s Pope.”

Hitler himself would have found this judgment surprising; he called Pius a “mouthpiece of the Jews.” Israel Zolli, Grand Rabbi of Rome during the war, agreed with Hitler on this point: he was so grateful for Pius’s efforts to save Jews that he became a Catholic after the war and took Pius’s baptismal name, Eugenio, as his own. When Pius died in 1958, many Jewish leaders, including Golda Meir, praised him profusely.

What has happened since 1958 to obscure Pius’s good deeds and blacken his name? The facts haven’t changed; but popular perspective has.

True, Pius never specifically condemned “the Holocaust”; he never heard the term used as we now use it. It came into use only after the war — in fact, only years after his death. Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, who did virtually nothing to save Jews from Nazis, never referred to the persecution as “the Holocaust” either and said very little about it in any terms. But, being liberal heroes, they have been pardoned. Spain’s Francisco Franco saved tens of thousands of Jews but, like Pius, was a “reactionary” Catholic and is thus ineligible for liberal praise.

A thoughtful book by the historian Peter Novick, The Holocaust in American Life (published by Houghton Mifflin), reminds us not only that the term the Holocaust is of recent origin but also that it represents a very recent way of thinking.

During the 1940s, the persecution of the Jews was not neatly separated, in people’s minds, from the enormous welter of violence that was World War II. Novick observes that “throughout the war (and, as we will see, for some time thereafter) what we now call the Holocaust was neither a distinct entity nor particularly salient. The murder of European Jewry, insofar as it was understood or acknowledged, was just one among the countless dimensions of a conflict that was consuming the lives of tens of millions around the globe. It was not ‘the Holocaust’; it was simply the (underestimated) Jewish fraction of the holocaust then engulfing the world.”

He repeats the point emphatically: “What we now call ‘the Holocaust’ … seemed to most people at the time simply the Jewish portion of the worldwide holocaust that had consumed between fifty and sixty million victims.”

Even Jewish groups didn’t make the kind of vocal protest Pius is now being condemned for failing to make. They preferred to speak in more general terms of the various victims of Nazism. Novick quotes them as speaking in rhetorically inclusive lists — “the Czechs, the Poles, the Jews, the Russians” or “Catholics, Protestants, Jews” — that gave the impression that the Jews were only one among many Nazi target groups. Only much later did Jewish suffering gain preeminence in popular understanding. Wartime decorum resisted singling out specific ethnic groups; that was felt to be the Nazis’ game.

From a Catholic perspective, it’s more surprising that Pius said so little about Communism, the bombing of cities, and nuclear weapons. He could easily have discouraged Catholics from fighting for the Allied cause if he’d been “Hitler’s Pope.” Throughout the war, in fact, he ignored Hitler’s pleas for a condemnation of Communism, though before and after the war he was militantly anti-Communist.

Millions of Catholics fought and died on the Allied side. One wonders whether they would have been so ready to make sacrifices if they had known that after the war countless of their fellow Catholics would fall under Communist rule, while their Pope and their Church would be smeared as Hitler’s accomplices.

(Republished from FGF Books by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. anarchyst says:

    This, in itself, is PROOF that there was no jewish “holocaust” and that the holocaust money grab was engineered after the summation of WW2.
    The jews have done a magnificent job in pulling the wool over the eyes of the world with their incessant, constant crying about how persecuted they are.
    In the words of others, if (and when) it were revealed that Israel engineered the WTC 9-11 destruction, Israel would cease to exist, and the world would not give a damn.
    One can only hope…

  2. Thank you, Ron, for bringing back the brilliant and informative writings of Joseph Sobran. Excellent!

  3. As usual -except his Oxford-Shakespeare authorship crackpottery- Sobran is right.

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  4. Toby says:

    He repeats the point emphatically: “What we now call ‘the Holocaust’ … seemed to most people at the time simply the Jewish portion of the worldwide holocaust that had consumed between fifty and sixty million victims.”

    And yet and yet –

    In his essay ‘Reflections on Gandhi’ (1949) Orwell wrote:

    “Nor did he, like most Western pacifists, specialise in answereing awkward questions. In relation to the last war, one question every pacifisthad a clear obligation to answer was: “What about the Jews? Are you prepared tosee them eterminated? If not how do you propose to save them without resorting to war?” I must say that I have never heard from any Western pacifist, an honest answer to this question, though I have hear plenty of evasions, usually of the “you’re another” type. But Ghandi was asked a similar question in 1938 and that his answer is on revord in Mr. Louis Fischer’s Gandhi and Stalin. According to Mr Fischer, Gandhi’s view was that German Jews ought to commit collective suicide…

    (from The Orwell Reader p. 333)

    • Replies: @Bardon Kaldian
  5. @Toby

    It is a well known passage, but I don’t quite understand your point. Orwell was, in my opinion, clear & penetrating as usual:

    http://orwell.ru/library/reviews/gandhi/english/e_gandhi

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    Nor did he, like most Western pacifists, specialize in avoiding awkward questions. In relation to the late war, one question that every pacifist had a clear obligation to answer was: “What about the Jews? Are you prepared to see them exterminated? If not, how do you propose to save them without resorting to war?” I must say that I have never heard, from any Western pacifist, an honest answer to this question, though I have heard plenty of evasions, usually of the “you’re another” type. But it so happens that Gandhi was asked a somewhat similar question in 1938 and that his answer is on record in Mr. Louis Fischer’s Gandhi and Stalin. According to Mr. Fischer, Gandhi’s view was that the German Jews ought to commit collective suicide, which “would have aroused the world and the people of Germany to Hitler’s violence.” After the war he justified himself: the Jews had been killed anyway, and might as well have died significantly. One has the impression that this attitude staggered even so warm an admirer as Mr. Fischer, but Gandhi was merely being honest. If you are not prepared to take life, you must often be prepared for lives to be lost in some other way. When, in 1942, he urged non-violent resistance against a Japanese invasion, he was ready to admit that it might cost several million deaths.

    At the same time there is reason to think that Gandhi, who after all was born in 1869, did not understand the nature of totalitarianism and saw everything in terms of his own struggle against the British government. The important point here is not so much that the British treated him forbearingly as that he was always able to command publicity. As can be seen from the phrase quoted above, he believed in “arousing the world”, which is only possible if the world gets a chance to hear what you are doing. It is difficult to see how Gandhi’s methods could be applied in a country where opponents of the regime disappear in the middle of the night and are never heard of again. Without a free press and the right of assembly, it is impossible not merely to appeal to outside opinion, but to bring a mass movement into being, or even to make your intentions known to your adversary. Is there a Gandhi in Russia at this moment? And if there is, what is he accomplishing? The Russian masses could only practise civil disobedience if the same idea happened to occur to all of them simultaneously, and even then, to judge by the history of the Ukraine famine, it would make no difference. But let it be granted that non-violent resistance can be effective against one’s own government, or against an occupying power: even so, how does one put it into practise internationally? Gandhi’s various conflicting statements on the late war seem to show that he felt the difficulty of this. Applied to foreign politics, pacifism either stops being pacifist or becomes appeasement. Moreover the assumption, which served Gandhi so well in dealing with individuals, that all human beings are more or less approachable and will respond to a generous gesture, needs to be seriously questioned. It is not necessarily true, for example, when you are dealing with lunatics. Then the question becomes: Who is sane? Was Hitler sane? And is it not possible for one whole culture to be insane by the standards of another? And, so far as one can gauge the feelings of whole nations, is there any apparent connection between a generous deed and a friendly response? Is gratitude a factor in international politics?

    These and kindred questions need discussion, and need it urgently, in the few years left to us before somebody presses the button and the rockets begin to fly. It seems doubtful whether civilization can stand another major war, and it is at least thinkable that the way out lies through non-violence. It is Gandhi’s virtue that he would have been ready to give honest consideration to the kind of question that I have raised above; and, indeed, he probably did discuss most of these questions somewhere or other in his innumerable newspaper articles. One feels of him that there was much he did not understand, but not that there was anything that he was frightened of saying or thinking. I have never been able to feel much liking for Gandhi, but I do not feel sure that as a political thinker he was wrong in the main, nor do I believe that his life was a failure.

    • Replies: @Toby
  6. Toby says:
    @Bardon Kaldian

    My point is that what we now call the Holocaust (persecution of the Jews) may not have seemed to most people at the time simply the Jewish portion of the worldwide holocaust that had consumed between fifty and sixty million victims. Because as Orwell wrote :

    In relation to the last war, one question every pacifist had a clear obligation to answer was: “What about the Jews?

    That they needed to answer that suggestsm (to me at any rate) that the Jews’ plight was not seen by most people at the time as simply the Jewish portion of the worldwide holocaust. Their plight was singled out as a question every pacifist had to answer. In other words not only was it a prominent issue that stood out in the wider holocaust, but every pacifist had a clear obligation to justify his (or her) position in that regard.

    Thus it seems to me that to most people at the time the Jewish persecution was singled out from the general conflagration as a cardinal issue. One that every pacifist was obliged to address.

    I apologise for neglecting to make that clear.

    • Replies: @Bardon Kaldian
  7. @Toby

    Sorry, but you got it wrong (or partially right). First- you are right that after WW 2 Jews’ plight was seen as a part- significant, but still just a part- of a broader spectrum of suffering. Second- just, Orwell, when talking about Gandhi, refers to limits of pacifism & non-violent resistance before the war, not after it.

    And Gandhi’s “proposal”, while bizarre & intriguing, was not realistic. Even if German Jews decided to kill themselves at, say, the rate of 1000 per day, I doubt it would have worked. Modern totalitarian state has immense power in covering up & distorting the facts, thus preventing emotional reaction of the majority of its citizens. At least for a very significant period of time.

    • Replies: @Toby
  8. The present pope bergoglio is himself a Zionist just like Joe Biden who knows and could bare witness to all the weapons Israel sold to the Argentine military junta between 1976 and 1982 or so.Funny how the main stream media labeled that junta as Nazis and never reported its nexus with Israel who made a killing selling the weapons just as they did in Guatemala where every bullet in a Mayan body is a Galil rifle bullet yet even today no one does anyrthing and allows Israel to open up more Holocaust museums to themselves rather than a Mayan or Argentine holocaust museum to honor those killed by Israeli arms traffickers.So too could the dead pro nunciate Pio Laghi who became the U.S. Pro Nunciate immediately after his role in Argentina bare witness who I met in Monterey,California to give him my essay on,The pope’s misconceptions about conception and science history’,not even knowing at the time he had blood on his hands and had been hobknobbing and playing tennis with the murderous muther raping generals before and after the mothers were drugged and their bodies dumped in the Atlantic in mass.Where is their holocaust museum ?
    The mainstream Zionist media claims that 12% of the victims of the Argentine military were Jewish and gives a figure of 40,000 or so rounded up and disappeared at that time and about ….

    Zionist Jewish controlled international media has lied about number of Jews killed by the Argentine military junta COMPRISING ABOUT 1 PER CENT OF POPULATION AND YET ALLEGED TO HAVE COMPRISED 12% OF THOSE MURDED dead. Zionists controlled international news media and Jimbo Wales’ Wikipedia say 12 PER CENT OF 30,000 ARGENTINIANS MURDERED BY ISRAELI BACKED MILITARY JUNTA WERE JEWS. However this would mean among 500 Argentine Catholic women forced to be baby machines and then drugged and murdered after babies were delivered there would have to be at least 60 dead Jewish female baby machines.However my person search and investigation only fins ONE! or two if you include the daughter of the wife and son of famous Argentine Jewish poet Gelman who finally found his grandaughter alive in Uraguay shortly before he died.But her mother was probably not Jewish or the Jewish Journal would have proudly boasted of her in the article where they only mention one male baby now grown and of course all so proud to finally learn of his Jewish roots.
    All Zionist rags including the digital rag Wikipedia of Jimbo Wales gives a figure of 12% as victims of Argentine military while Jewish Journal for some reason is the only one that gives 5%.So I figured I was looking for around 25 to 60 Jewish babies and dead Jewish mothers but only found one or TWO IF WE COUNT JEWISH POET GELMANN’S GRANDAUGHTER WHO APPARENTLY IS NOT JEWISH ENOUGH FOR JEWISH JOURNAL !
    Israel needs to open up its records of dealings with the Argentine military junta because the lieing Zionist Pope Francis Bergoglio never did ! Argentinian Isaeli Jews have lobbied for opening records without success.

  9. @Bardon Kaldian

    Amen ! Mr. Joseph Sobran was the best Christian & secular writer in my lifetime; his comedic wit was excellent too ! Joe Sobran should be considered for canonization by the Church ! Certainly he has earned his reward to be with Our Lord forever.

    • Replies: @Poupon Marx
    , @Poupon Marx
  10. I know I’m late to the party buy here’s my favorite Sobran quote.

    “Western man towers over the rest of the world in ways so large as to be almost inexpressible. It’s Western exploration, science, and conquest that have revealed the world to itself.
    Other races feel like subjects of Western power long after colonialism, imperialism, and slavery have disappeared.
    The charge of racism puzzles whites who feel not hostility, but only baffled good will, because they don’t grasp what it really means: humiliation.
    The white man presents an image of superiority even when he isn’t conscious of it.
    And, superiority excites envy.
    Destroying white civilization is the inmost desire of the league of designated victims we call minorities.”
    Joseph Sobran, April 1997

    Good luck getting that printed in NRO today.

    Mind you, it’ll get more eyeballs here at UNZ.

    • Agree: Dannyboy
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  11. anonymous[340] • Disclaimer says:
    @Bill Jones

    “Other races feel like subjects of Western power long after colonialism, imperialism, and slavery have disappeared.”

    Nor would Mr. Sobran write this today. He would be too ashamed of his Uncle Sam.

  12. APilgrim says:

    Chief Rabbi of Rome, Eugenio Maria Zolli (AKA Israel Anton Zoller) led Italy’s Jewish community from 1940 to 1945. On 13 February 1945, Zolli, his second wife, and daughter converted to Catholicism (his first wife having died years earlier). He was baptized at Gregorian University by Mgr. Luigi Traglia in the presence of Father Paolo Dezza; his godfather was Father Augustin Bea, confessor of Pope Pius XII. Zolli chose to be christened “Eugenio Maria” in homage to Pope Pius XII, who was born Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli.

    After his conversion, Zolli was asked in an interview why he had “given up the Synagogue for the Church.” Zolli responded saying, “But I have not given it up. Christianity is the completion or crown of the Synagogue. For, the Synagogue was a promise, and Christianity is the fulfillment of that promise. The Synagogue pointed to Christianity: Christianity presupposes the Synagogue. So you see, one cannot exist without the other. What I converted to was the living Christianity.”

    In his autobiography, ‘Before the Dawn: Autobiographical Reflections’ by Eugenio Zolli, Former Chief Rabbi of Rome, Zolli said that while presiding over the religious service in the synagogue on the holy day of Yom Kippur in 1944, he experienced a vision of Jesus. Within his heart, he says, he found the words “You are here for the last time.” https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/library/view.cfm?recnum=1067https://www.haaretz.com/jewish/.premium-1944-a-rabbi-sees-jesus-on-yom-kippur-1.5340800

  13. The Germans, like the Southern plantation owners had black slaves, used Jews and others as a labor force. The Americans bombed the supply lines to these work camps neart the end of the war to prevent food and medicines to go in and war material to exit. The result was significant death due to starvation and disease. This paralleled precisely what happened in the Ukraine after the Jewish Bolsheviks came into power: grain was requisitioned at gunpoint and starvation and disease killed millions.
    After the war, the vast majority of the Germans who lived outside of Germany, due to ‘Ostderlieblung’* , had to return ‘home’, some as far away as the Volga or Rumania. It was Morgenthau who made sure as many Germans died after the war as possible. This was part of a plan to turn the clock back on Germany and reduce it to an agrarian economy. Germans died returning to Germany due to a variety of reasons: disease, partisans, air attacks, Red Army rape and pillage. A million Wehrmacht POW’s were starved to death behind barbed wire. They were simply underfed, denied adequate food, had medicine withheld, slept outside in tents and had no proper sanitation. Inevitably cholera and typhus as well as pneumonia broke out. Morgenthau was eventually reigned in when U.S. Army generals began to complain enough.

    It is estimated that after the war ended, as many as 5-10 million Germans died.

    *Ostderlieblung was a process that lasted nearly 1000 years and involved the eastward movement of Germans as groups of highly skilled agricultural workers. They were solicited by aristocrats, princes and kings all over central and eastern Europe and given land and privileges beyond typical peasantry. A better term in English would be ‘yeoman farmer’. By the time of the WW2 there were significant populations of Germans all along the Danube through Yugoslavia and into Romania where the Danube feeds into the Black Sea. Poland, Czechoslovakia, Ukraine and even as far east as the Volga River had villages and towns full of Germans. They excelled in agriculture and trades as well as being reliable defenders of the land they inhabited. They were highly respected and well regarded wherever they settled. During the 90’s they brought back a remainder of Germans from the Volga and Siberia to Germany after reunification. There is now a conservative group of unassimiliated Russian speaking Germans in Germany who, as you can imagine, are none to happy about their country being invaded by rapists and thieves (aka known as refugees by leftist lunatics).

    The Germans, in recent history, are the most maligned people on the planet. They invented the modern world: television, nuclear weapons, analog security cameras,etc ad nauseum all invented by Germans. To put it bluntly, more holocaustee than holocauster.

  14. @Michigan Patriot

    I think he is/was a Proto-Buddhist material and would have made an excellent exponent. It’s possible to be of the East and West simultaneously. I heard one time that an offspring of an Asian and Caucasian European was referred to as “half this and half that”. I corrected, “No, the child is both, Asian and Occidental.

    This serves up the unfortunate fact that most people do not meditate on what choices are truly, available.

  15. @Michigan Patriot

    He will or has been reincarnated to a high life form, to continue his journey. Christian theology has the absurd notion that a soul has an earthly life, with a brain that can be wired in an almost infinite number of ways, to circumstances that can be overwhelming and very limited for development, and receive inadequate nutrition.

    Nonetheless, he or she will be “judged” for Eternal Something based on actions AND…whether he gives his life to Jesus, Who is Lord. Whatever this means. The latter makes up a big DELETE button for any monstrous sin or morbidity against fellow species, et al.

    Implicit in this almost totally incoherent system of belief is that there is an infinite number of souls, that very person is a new body AND soul.

    To me, Christianity is a spectrum reducer and filter, while Buddhism is a spectrum enhancer and amplifier. Get the pitcha?

  16. THE JEWISH BANKER WHO FINANCED THE BOLSHEVIK REVOLUTION, & BOTH WORLD WARS
    THIS JEW IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEATHS OF OVER 200,000,000 PEOPLE.
    Jacob Schiff proposed that the First World War be the war to end all wars, which became an international mantra after the war. The absolute end of all war heralded the Jewish Messianic Era in which the Jews would be “restored” to Palestine, where they would rule the world from Jerusalem. Jewish bankers deliberately created the First World War in order to artificially fulfill Jewish Messianic prophecy by staging the “Battle of Armageddon”, by creating a World government run by Jews known as “The League of Nations”, by “restoring” the Jews to Palestine, by destroying the Empires and Monarchies, by enslaving the Gentiles with Bolshevism, by placing the wealth of the World in Jewish hands, etc. etc. etc.

    [MORE]

    Schiff believed that the First World War fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah 2:1-4, which states,
    “1 The word that Isaiah the son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. 2 And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the LORD’s house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it. 3 And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem. 4 And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore.”
    *************
    THE JEWISH ZIONIST/BOLSHEVIK MESSIAH:
    “The mashiach [Jewish messiah] will bring about the political and spiritual redemption of the Jewish people by bringing us back to Israel and restoring Jerusalem (Isaiah 11:11-12; Jeremiah 23:8; 30:3; Hosea 3:4-5). He will establish a government in Israel that will be the center of all world government, both for Jews and gentiles (Isaiah 2:2-4; 11:10; 42:1). He will rebuild the Temple and re-establish its worship (Jeremiah 33:18). He will restore the religious court system of Israel and establish Jewish law as the law of the land (Jeremiah 33:15)…The world after the messiah comes is often referred to in Jewish literature as Olam Ha-Ba (oh-LAHM hah-BAH), the World to Come…In the Olam Ha-Ba, the whole world will recognize the Jewish G-d as the only true G-d, and the Jewish religion as the only true religion (Isaiah 2:3; 11:10; Micah 4:2-3; Zechariah 14:9).”
    — From “Mashiach: The Messiah”, Judaism 101 —–

    “The Jewish people as a whole will become its own Messiah. It will attain world dominion by the dissolution of other races, by the abolition of frontiers, the annihilation of monarchy and by the establishment of a world republic in which the Jews will everywhere exercise the privilege of citizenship. In this New World Order the “children of Israel” will furnish all the leaders without encountering opposition. The Governments of the different peoples forming the world republic will fall without difficulty into the hands of the Jews. It will then be possible for the Jewish rulers to abolish private property and everywhere to make use of the resources of the state. Thus will the promise of the Talmud be fulfilled, in which is said that when the Messianic time is come, the Jews will have all the property of the whole world in their hands.”
    –Baruch Levy, Letter to Karl Marx, ‘La Revue de Paris’, p.574, June 1, 1928

    “We must use terror, assassination, intimidation, land confiscation, and the cutting of all social services to rid Galilee of its Arab population.”
    — David Ben-Gurion (Founding Father of the State of Israel and First Israeli Prime Minister), from Ben-Gurion, a Biography, by Michael Ben-Zohar (May 1948)

    ISRAELI SNIPER BRAGS ABOUT
    KILLING 13 PALESTINIAN CHILDREN
    August 1, 2014

    An Instagram post by an Israel Defense Forces sniper boasts of murdering 13 Gazan children in one day.

    An IDF Combat Engineering Corps Soldier, specifically, David D. Ovadia posed with a Barrett .50 caliber sniper rifle.

    Ovadia posted his comments on the Instagram account of Palestinian Sherrii ElKaderi. The image was quickly screen captured in case Ovadia came to his senses and realized that he could be prosecuted for his admission of war crimes. It is unclear and perhaps unlikely that the Barrett was used in the commission of such crimes, as this weapon is usually reserved for the best of the best marksmen. In any event, Ovadia is in active deployment and openly confesses to killing Gazan civilian children.
    While not specifying what weapon he used, the posting of himself with the .50 caliber rifle was obviously meant to be visually intimidating to Palestinians. In the meantime, while more information is gathered on Ovadia, the “hacktivist” group “Anonymous” took control of his Instagram account, deleting it entirely.

    For “good measure” Anonymous sources said that they hacked the websites of the Mossad intelligence agency in Israel “for the brave IDF Sniper”, in reference to Ovadia. By 11:30, they had taken down the Israeli Ministry of Defense as well, and similarly attributed it as a response to Ovadia’s confessions. If you agree that Ovadia’s admission of war crimes against Gazan children needs to be FRONT PAGE NEWS, share this with someone you know who cares! Daviddovadia Source: http://countercurrentnews.com/2014/07/idf-sniper-admits-on-instagram-to-murdering-13-gaza-children/

    “I’m staggered at their chutzpah.”

  17. Not surprisingly, Pius’ concern was for Catholics, not Jews, (or Muslims, or Hindus, etc.) Pius XII was committed to making German Catholics obedient to the strict new Canon Law he was instrumental in composing back in 1917, putting them under direct orders of the Vatican rather than the existing hierarchy of local bishops. To do this he forced the disbanding of the Catholic Center Party in Germany, which otherwise might have been able to make a decisive stand against Nazism.

    Jews figured in his plans only peripherally at best; he stated “the Jews can help themselves” years earlier when the Concordat with fascist Italy was created. He was Papal Nuncio in Munich when that city was seized by Red revolutionaries, whom he denounced in vilest anti-semitic terms after they “liberated” his luxury limousine.

    When he was Cardinal Secretary of State, the future Pope (his real name was Eugenio Pacelli) wrote the final draft of Pius XI’s 1937 encyclical Mit Brendenner Sorge (“With deep anxiety”). This encyclical is championed by papal apologists as resistance to nazism but it is notable for failing to mention Hitler or National Socialism by name. It was composed in response to the arrests in Germany in 1935 – 37 of many Catholic clergy and laymen. He characterized these men and women as victims of Nazi persecution, but they were in reality charged by local prosecutors with sexually abusing children entrusted to their care. Goebbels accused the Catholic church of fostering a culture within which pedophilia was tolerated and even encouraged. This was denounced as propaganda at the time, though recent experience requires a reconsideration of this claim.

  18. Sobran, Pope John Paul II and Conservative politics are discussed in the interview linked below.

    Jones is one of the most brilliant intellectuals of our time. He does not hesitate to call out the fifth column within the Catholic Church. Jones is similar to Ron Unz in that they both write with NO FEAR and highly value the importance of references.

    Institute for Policy Research – Catholic University of America Interview with Dennis Nilsen
    https://www.bitchute.com/emichaeljones/

  19. Saggy says: • Website

    Even Jewish groups didn’t make the kind of vocal protest Pius is now being condemned for failing to make. They preferred to speak in more general terms of the various victims of Nazism.

    The author simply doesn’t know what he’s talking about. The Jews starting protesting a systematic and murderous extermination of six million Jews in 1906 in the NYT…They stepped up their efforts big time during WW I, see the book ‘The First Holocaust, Jewish Fundraising Campaigns with Holocaust Claims During WW I’.The holohoax propaganda started and was reported in the NYT from the start of WW II as is detailed in Butz’s book.
    The full scope of the hoax was laid out at Nuremberg and became a ‘fact’ that could not be challenged in the courts.This was explicit in the Nuremberg Ordinance No. 7 which reads in part

    The determination of the International Military Tribunal in the judgments […] that invasions, aggressive acts, aggressive wars, crimes, atrocities or inhumane acts were planned or occurred, shall be binding on the tribunals established hereunder and shall not be questioned except insofar as the participation therein or knowledge thereof by any particular person may be concerned. Statements of the International Military Tribunal in the judgment […] constitute proof of the facts stated, in the absence of substantial new evidence to the contrary.

  20. Greg West says:

    That ol’ boy doesn’t speak for Christians, he only speaks for Catholics.
    I’ve never abused a Jew. That has been Rome’s job historically BC and AD.
    A Christian wants to share Christ’s message and save people not to kill and torcher.
    Especially while wearing gold-laden finery from a gilded palace.

  21. A WWII fact that almost no one knows about is documented in the book The Vatican’s Holocaust by BBC correspondent Avro Manhattan.

    The book details massacres of orthodox Serbs by the Jesuit led Ustashi under the Croatian puppet state led by Ante Pavelic. Cardinal Stepinac of Zagreb was the highest level catholic official to be convicted of a war crime. About 1 million orthodox Serbs were killed in the most gruesome of ways at the jasenovac death camp. Small children had their eyes gouged out and unborn babies were cut out and fed to dogs.

    Make no mistake, the 6Roman6catholic6 church is NOT Christian. It is the great whore who rides the beast with seven heads, it is the habitation of devils and abominations of the earth.

    The antichrist pope has fooled billions, don’t be one of them.

  22. MichaelS says:

    I have an excellent book called, “The Pope’s Jews”, by Gordon Thomas showing that Hitler wanted to assassinate the Pope but his generals in Italy rejected the idea. And that the Pope’s efforts to save Jews were immense and widespread.
    Of course, this book is NEVER quoted….
    God bless, Michael

  23. Truth3 says:

    Since the Jews will never abandon their lying ways, the only three answers are…

    1. War to the Death against all Jews.

    2. Outright capitulation of the World to the Jews.

    3. Massive education of all non-Jews as to Jewish evil, and demands for total seperation / quarantine.

    That’s it.

    We didn’t create this nightmare, the Jews did.

    They claim #1.

    They want #2… by lying about #1.

    They fear #3… as it makes #2 impossible and #1 highly unlikely.

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