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A Vatican Lifeline

Allied Fugitives, Aided by the Italian Resistance, Foil the Gestapo in Nazi-Occupied Rome, 1944

by William C. Simpson

  • 56 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Sarpedon Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Europe,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Prisoners Of War,
  • World War II - Europe,
  • History - Military / War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12172713M
    ISBN 101885119224
    ISBN 109781885119223

    Peter's, in plain view A Vatican Lifeline book of the German soldiers across the piazza and of the windows of the Pope's apartments. A few months earlier, this Catholic priest from neutral Ireland working inthe neutral Vatican city-state during the Second World War would never haveimagined being in such a predicament. If he found them alive, he tried to reassure their families through Radio Vatican. Please take this chain and take the boy for us too. As long as he remained on neutral Vatican territory, Kappler couldn't touch him. The book opens with two essays offering opposing perspectives that set up the lines of argument emanating from council documents.

    The most spectacular innovation of the council, which convened Oct. Peter's Basilica during the opening session of the Second Vatican Council in The entrances to the caves were blown up, sealing the dead and wounded behind hundreds of tons of rock. The street had been blocked off, SS troops were surrounding the Palazzo, and Kappler himself was getting out of his car to supervise the search. Bibliography See H.

    Time to give up. They included the bull of excommunication of Martin Luther and a letter from Mary, Queen of Scotswritten while awaiting her execution. The POWs would be safe in the Vatican,but as internees they would be unable to rejoin their fighting units. Kiernan, the Irish ambassador and, in her day, a well-known ballad singerwas one of those who helped O'Flaherty. Escaped POWs and Jews would come to him there.


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Simpson and his group, with the help of a village girl, made contactwith A Vatican Lifeline book. Shortly after the council ended, its major documents were published. In the same work, he taught that the most reliable source of apostolic guidance was the episcopacy of Rome.

Then he waited until one of the coalmen A Vatican Lifeline book right above the chute. In the case of visitors who are not self-sufficient, free entry is extended also to a companion.

The SS surrounded the palace; Msgr. Learn more here Enter your email address to receive free newsletters from NCR. University teachers in the fields of Archaeology, Art History, Architecture and Ethnology, as well as those from academies based in Rome, for holding occasional specialist lessons in the museum sectors related to their areas of teaching, upon written request A Vatican Lifeline book the Directorate of the Museums and Cultural Heritage.

In later centuries, as the Church amassed power, popes would visit heads of state to negotiate treaties or make political appearances around Europe. With the help of Pope Pius XII, the chief rabbi of Rome raisedthe money within 24 hours, but the Nazis weren't satisfied, and under Kappler'ssupervision began to herd the Jews away in cattle trucks and wagons boundfor the concentration camps.

The SS had strong suspicions of his activities. Monsignor O'Flaherty had socialized with these people before the war; now he hid them in monasteries and convents, and in his own residence--the German College. Vatican officials raised funds by selling some volumes as well as bundling documents for sale by weight.

By the time Napoleon became emperor inhe envisaged a central archive in Paris of the records and treasures of Europe. As he edged along the passageway that led to the cellar beneath the courtyard,he noticed a strange sound, like rocks rolling down a stone mountain face.

Others went to the Irish embassy to the Holy Seethe only English-speaking embassy to remain open in Rome during the war.

The council had barely begun when, on Oct. But also, as explained in Richard Gaillardetz and Catherine E. It was through Msgr. His only visitor was an Irish monsignor who came once a month. A fuller and perhaps better translation of the Latin may be the "private Vatican Apostolic archive", indicating that its holdings are the Pope's personal property, not those of any particular department of the Roman Curia or the Holy See.

The act gained him a few moments to think. His adventures during the months before the Allies finally liberated Rome, helping to house and feed hundreds of Allied prisoners on the run, make for compulsive reading—and leave no doubt about the extraordinary bravery of the many Italians who came to their aid.

He would smuggle them across the piazza and through the German Cemetary tothe college. More than most of us, this tough Irishman had the courage to fight evil and to seek justice at tremendous personal risk.

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One evening, a Jewish couple approached him on the steps of St. Gallagher, Vatican officials who had inclined to prudence and ordinary Italians who had been indifferent to the plight of the Jews were radicalized by the Gestapo.

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