Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Pius XII and the Holocaust: The Secret History of the Great Rescue


A revealing inside look at Pope Pius XII’s crucial role in helping hundreds of thousands of Jews escape Nazi persecution. See detailed documents and hear first-hand accounts of the clandestine efforts ordered by Pius. Plus, a Holocaust survivor tells his story of how nuns hid him in a convent in Rome and kept him and many others safe during the deportation of Jews.  

"Pius XII and the Holocaust: The Secret History of the Great Rescue" is being sold by the Vatican Television Center. 

The 30-minute documentary highlights the story of a Holocaust survivor who tells how he was hid in a convent in Rome.

It also includes firsthand accounts of Pius XII's clandestine efforts on behalf of the Jews.
 

2 comments:

Elizabeth Riggin said...

Thank you for sharing this! I have enjoyed your blog. Have a Merry Christmas! E-

Helen Gonsalves said...

Thanks for your kind comments. May you and your family have a Holy and Merry Christmas.