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Author Kent, Peter C., 1938-

Title The lonely Cold War of Pope Pius XII [electronic resource] : the Roman Catholic Church and the division of Europe, 1943-1950 / Peter C. Kent.

Imprint Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, c2002.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 321 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-308) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. The Church and the challenge of communism Introduction -- The first cold warriors -- Pt. 2. The Roman Catholic Church in the Second World War -- The Church and the Axis powers -- The Church under Nazi occupation -- The Church in the Balkans -- The Church in the United States -- The Soviet Union and the Catholic Church -- The papacy and the Second World War -- Pt. 3. Il dopoguerra : neither war nor peace -- Papal leadership after the war -- Early persecution in the Balkans -- The Catholic majorities of East Central Europe -- Catholics and European reconstruction -- The Catholic Church and the occupation of Germany -- Pt. 4. The Cold War begins -- The martyrdom of Archbishop Stepinac -- Vatican resistance to the division of Europe -- The impossibility of Vatican neutrality -- Communist consolidation and Catholic division -- The religious Cold War : communist offensive -- The religious Cold War : Catholic counter-offensive.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Pius XII, Pope, 1876-1958.
Christianity and politics -- Catholic Church -- History -- 20th century.
Communism and Christianity -- Catholic Church.
Papacy -- History -- 1929-1945.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1945-
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 077352326X

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