Essays Tagged: "Pope Pius XII"

The Role of the Catholic Church in the Holocaust

From the recent conflicts over Pope Pius XII, whether portrayed as a pitiless anti-Semite or a saver of many Jewish lives during Wo ... on participating conscientiously, along with other Germans." (The Vatican and the Holocaust, pg 42).Pope Pius XII, who served as pope during the critical years from 1938 to 1945, is generally regarded ... isition of power largely paralleled with that of the German Catholic hierarchy. Some have condemned Pope Pius XII for cowardice for not speaking out and others praise him for prudence for keeping sile ...

(7 pages) 86 2 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

How did sister/mother frances xavier cabrini influence others in order to meet her goal.

administrators, and orphans in numerous countries all over the world (Saint Cabrini). Canonized by Pope Pius XII in 1946, Frances Cabrini was the first American citizen to be make a saint by the Roma ... eart was built not only in Italy, but also in Grumello, Milan, and Rome (Delaney 125). In 1889, the Pope asked Sister Frances to open a convent in the United States, where she would work with poor Ita ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Role of the Pope and the Vatican in the Holocaust

During the horrific times of the Holocaust, the Catholic Church, and its most prominent leader, the Pope, remained quiet. Pope Pius XII chose not to speak out against what was happening all over the w ... ave been spoken out against, instead of being confronted by silence from the Church.One reason that Pope Pius XII gave for not speaking against this act was that "it was necessary to corroborate the r ...

(2 pages) 34 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History


od." Since God has given us this great privilege we should do the best we can to take care of them."Pope Pius XII, who was deeply concerned with abortion, wrote in his Allocution to Midwives (1951) th ...

(14 pages) 89 1 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Pope Pius XII

The Venerable Pope Pius XII, born Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli (March 2, 1876 in Rome, Italy - October ... i Pacelli (March 2, 1876 in Rome, Italy - October 9, 1958 in Castel Gandolfo, Italy), served as the Pope from March 2, 1939 to 1958. Pacelli, who was of noble birth, was a grandson of Marcantonio Pace ... Vatican's newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, a nephew of Ernesto Pacelli, a key financial advisor to Pope Leo XII, and a son of Filippo Pacelli, dean of the Vatican lawyers. His brother, Francesco Pace ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


his basic idea about euthanasia. It was killing that the people were conflicting with. Also in 1958 Pope Pius XII emphasized that we should let the patient who is nearly dead already to pass away peac ...

(6 pages) 76 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia