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last three Popes and the Jews.

Pinchas Lapide

last three Popes and the Jews.

by Pinchas Lapide

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Published by Souvenir Press in London .
Written in English


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Pagination384p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages384
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Open LibraryOL17214721M

A defense of the pope who got a bad rap for his public silence on Jewish persecution in Rome during World War II. While reading prolific English writer Thomas’ (Operation Exodus: From the Nazi Death Camps to the Promised Land, , etc.) dramatized account of Pius XII’s backroom dealing to help the Jews, readers come away with the impression that the new pope was endowed with a mission by. In his book The Last Three Popes and the Jews (London, ), he surveys the entire area covered by the anti-Jewish policy, points out the measures taken and the lives saved in each region. He reaches a total of , lives saved through Pius XII's programme.

* indicates the Pope was not already a bishop at the time of his election, so the date is of his consecration. # indicates the Pope resigned. Popes listed: This table was last updated on . Almost immediately Jews flocked to the new Protestant banner. Luther was sought after by 4 Jews. He in turn wrote a laudatory publication, "Jesus Christ Was Born a Jew," filled with sympathy for their long unbelief, which Luther laid to the unsympathetic attitude of the Catholic Popes and hierarchy, and on his part welcoming the Jews to his heart.

  By: HERB GEDULD Despite the recent media frenzy over the death of Pope John Paul II and the subsequent election of his successor Cardinal Ratzinger as Pope Benedict, no mention has been made in the media of the two, possibly four, popes who were of Jewish descent. The first pope Peter, of course, was of Jewish descent. Originally known as Shimon, Peter was chief of .   To give an example of the importance of this chapter, in Popes and Jews Rist notes that ‘in the twelfth century usury was an important concern of two great ecumenical councils’: Lateran II and Lateran III (Popes and Jews, p. ). But Brett and Somerville point out that Lateran II’s anti-usury canon – 13 – is strangely framed and.


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Three Popes and the Jews, by Pinchas E. Lapide (read 25 Nov ) This book, by a Jewish theologian and historian, I obtained from a Jewish synagogue library. It was published in and disputes the claim that is made against Pope Pius by: Three Popes and the Jews.

The author looks at the historical relationship resulting from the breach between Jew and Christian, then goes on to show exactly what the Catholic Church, under the guidance of Popes Pius XI, Pius XII and John XXIII, did and did not do to denounce the Nazi persecution of Jews and to save the victims from death.5/5(3).

The first three chapters of his book survey the sordid history of Jewish-Christian relations from ancient to modern times.

From “perfidious Jews” to forcible baptism, from “God-damned Jews” to ghettos, and from “Christ-killers” to the massacre of thousands during the Crusades, there led, according to the author, “a chain of logical events, each of which evolved from its heinous.

There was an excellent book written about the subject a number of decades ago entitled Three Jewish Popes. Alas, none of the legends have ever been authenticated. There is one favorite legend about the son of a tenth century rabbi and scholar, a member of the school that eventually gave rise to Rashi and to the Tosafists of France and Germany, who was kidnapped, baptized and eventually became.

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Lapide Souvenir P London. Wikipedia Citation. The last three Popes and the Jews. Home. Our collections. Books The last three Popes and the Jews. description Object description. Bibl.:p Object description. Includes index. Show more. Object details Category Books Related period Second World War (content) Creator LAPIDE, PINCHAS E.

(Author) Souvenir Press (Publisher) Production date. A Dark History: The Popes reveals the darkest deeds of the papacy: the murky and immoral past of the throne of St.

Peter. The darkness of the papal history reveal The papacy is the longest-lasting elected office in the world, and the vast majority of popes /5.

The last three Popes and the Jews Unknown Binding – 1 Jan. by Pinchas Lapide (Author)Author: Pinchas Lapide. Under this same pope, Innocent III, the Fourth Lateran Council, inadopted canons Nos. decreeing the Roman Catholic attitude towards the Jews:(3) (3) cf. Binius, Concilia Generalia, Vol.

II, Tom. 3, p The first is financial, containing protective measures for Christians against the rapacity of Jews as userers. The Pope's Jews: The Vatican's Secret Plan to Save Jews from the Nazis is a book by the British author Gordon Thomas concerning the efforts of Pope Pius XII to protect Jews during the Nazi Holocaust.

The Observer reported in that "Gordon Thomas, a Protestant, was given access to previously unpublished Vatican documents and tracked down victims, priests and others who had not. Former Israeli diplomat Pinchas Lapide, in his book The Last Three Popes and the Jews demonstrates convincingly the consistent and active protection provided to Jews in Europe by the papacy.

This is, quite simply, the strongest, most authoritative, and best documented vindication of the papacy yet to appear in the continuing controversy over the failure of the Catholic Church, in general, and of Pius XII in particular, officially to condemn the murder of millions of Jews during World War II.

Lapide&#;an Israeli journalist and diplomat, demonstrates that, during the years. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.

Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available The Last Three Popes and the Jews Pinchas Lapide Snippet view - The Last Three Popes and the Jews Pinchas Lapide Snippet view -   It was Ma -- eleven years after Pope John Paul II had asked the Commission to determine what responsibility, if any, the Church bore for the slaughter of millions of European Jews.

After tracing (on pp. ) the complex history of Christian-Jewish relations throughout the ages, marked with numerous manifestations of anti-Judaism and antisemitism, focuses on the pontificate of three Popes: Pius XI, Pius XII, and John XXIII.

Now, along comes a book by David Kertzer, The Popes against the Jews, in which he argues that far from being defenders of Jewish people, Popes of the 19th and early 20th centuries, up until (and implicitly including) Pius XII were actually anti-Semites who paved the way for the Holocaust.

Nowhere in his book is he able to document any modern. the last three popes and the jews. other:the dust jacket has minor wear and rubbing to the corners. the spine has minor wear to the top and bottom edges. the binding is Seller Rating: % positive. Three Popes and the Jews, by Pinchas E.

Lapide (read 25 Nov ) This book, by a Jewish theologian and historian, I obtained from a Jewish synagogue library. It was published in and disputes the claim that is made against Pope Pius XII/5. The most influential pope of the century, Pius IX, alarmed by the revolutions ofbecame an inveterate opponent of all modern movements and ideas and, in Kertzer’s words, "helped to give the charge of Jewish ritual murder new respectability" by affirming the status of the cult of a "martyred" child and endorsing a French book that.

As embraced by the Vatican Commission report on the Shoah, this argument consists of three parts: (1) One of the defining features of modern anti-Semitism is the view that the Jews constitute a separate, and inferior, race; (2) the Church has always condemned racial thinking, for it goes against the Church's universal mission; and so (3) the Church could not have been involved in 5/5(5).

Three years later (Feb. 26, ) the pope decreed the expulsion of the Jews from his territory within three months from the date of the promulgation of the edict, and while the Jews of Rome and Ancona were permitted to remain, those of the other cities were expelled. They were permitted to return by the next pope, Gregory XIII.As of the last three popes were; Pope John Paul I Pope John Paul II Pope Benedict XVI Pope Francis is the current pope, elected in In his book “The Last Three Popes and the Jews” (), Pinchas Lapide claimed that Pius XII was responsible for saving the lives ofJews.

I remember the first time I read Lapide’s book and the sense of amazement that Pius had been so active in saving Jewish : Paul O'shea.