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Conference details efforts by Pope Pius XII to rescue Jews

September 18, 2008

Jewish conference organizer: Pius ‘saved more Jews than all the other world leaders and religious leaders combined’

As a 3-day conference on Pope Pius XII and the Holocaust concludes in Rome, John Allen speaks with organizer Gary Krupp, who concludes that Pius XII "saved more Jews than all the other world leaders and religious leaders combined." Vatican Radio interviews the keeper of the archives of the late Father Robert Graham (1912-97), the Jesuit historian and defender of Pope Pius.

In a message to conference participants, Pope Benedict XVI called attention to the "vast quantity of documented material" showing the "organized assistance to the Jewish people" by "this noble Pope."

 


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