David Frum has a good summary of the book that is reviving Pope Pius XII's reputation. We are now told that this once famous servant of the Nazis was actually a great defender of Jews and fierce enemy of the fascist evil.Pius Frum
At this season of soul-searching and atonement, it seems clear to me that Dalin has exposed a very great injustice - and that Pius XII deserves to be numbered prominently among those honored in the Yad Vashem memorial to the righteous gentiles who saved Jewish lives during the Nazi Holocaust.
But as we've been saying all week: Don't trust me. Read the evidence for yourself. As Michael Novak says on the book's dustjacket: "This is a stunning book. I wish I had known more of this material years ago."
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