The Pope and Mussolini : The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe.

The compelling story of Pope Pius XI's secret relations with Benito Mussolini. A ground-breaking work that will forever change our understanding of the Vatican's role in the rise of Fascism in Europe.

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Author / Creator: Kertzer, David I.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2014.
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Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • CONTENTS
  • Maps
  • Cast of Characters
  • List of Publications and Organizations
  • PROLOGUE: ROME, 1939
  • PART ONE: THE POPE AND THE DICTATOR
  • 1. A New Pope
  • 2. The March on Rome
  • 3. The Fatal Embrace
  • 4. Born to Command
  • 5. Rising from the Tomb
  • 6. The Dictatorship
  • 7. Assassins, Pederasts, and Spies
  • 8. The Pact
  • PART TWO: ENEMIES IN COMMON
  • 9. The Savior
  • 10. Eating an Artichoke
  • 11. The Return of the Native Son
  • 12. Cardinal Pacelli Hangs On
  • 13. Mussolini Is Always Right
  • 14. The Protestant Enemy and the Jews
  • 15. Hitler, Mussolini, and the Pope
  • 16. Crossing the Border
  • 17. Enemies in Common
  • 18. Dreams of Glory
  • PART THREE: MUSSOLINI, HITLER, AND THE JEWS
  • 19. Attacking Hitler
  • 20. Viva Il Duce!
  • 21. Hitler in Rome
  • 22. A Surprising Mission
  • 23. The Secret Deal
  • 24. The Racial Laws
  • 25. The Final Battle
  • 26. Faith in the King
  • 27. A Convenient Death
  • 28. A Dark Cloud Lifts
  • 29. Heading Toward Disaster
  • Epilogue
  • Author's Note
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • References
  • Photograph Credits
  • Index
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G
  • H
  • I
  • J
  • K
  • L
  • M
  • N
  • O
  • P
  • R
  • S
  • T
  • U
  • V
  • W
  • Y
  • Z.