Comments on: “In retrospect, I wish Pius XII hadn’t been so diplomatic” http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2008/12/16/in-retrospect-i-wish-pius-xii-hadnt-been-so-diplomatic/ Religion, faith and ethics Sat, 23 Apr 2016 23:25:07 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Tzvee http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2008/12/16/in-retrospect-i-wish-pius-xii-hadnt-been-so-diplomatic/comment-page-1/#comment-8936 Tue, 16 Dec 2008 02:21:34 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=2843#comment-8936 with all due respect to the scholar his interpretation of the pope’s motives vis a vis the jews appears to me to be apologetic and slanted, not critical and dispassionate. so yes i can still say that the pope was not saintly when it came to his duty to speak out. does that make him pro-german or anti-semitic? let’s just say it does not make him anti-german or pro-semitic – and given the resulting mass murder, it makes him complicit. there just is no other way to read the historical record with any honesty.

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