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  • Writer's pictureJohn Pacheco

Pius XII and the Holocaust

Updated: Oct 5, 2020

The issue of the Holocaust and the Church raises many questions. Did Pius XII remain silent, and if so, why? What was the reaction of the Catholic Hierarchy to the Holocaust in the countries of Europe. How did lay Catholics react? How was it possible for Christian Europe to acquiesce in the genocide of a people? To what extent did the treatment of the Jews by the medieval Church lay the groundwork for the Holocaust? Find out in this article by Legate history specialist Anthony Schratz!

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