The Vatican: Spies in Surplices

THE VATICAN Spies in Surplies In his bitterly controversial play The Deputy, Germany's Rolf Hochhuth accused Pope Pius XII of doing too little to save the Jews of Europe during World War II. According to Hochhuth's thesis, the Vatican and Berlin were thus, by extension, tacit wartime allies. Writing in the current issue of the scholarly Vatican review La Civiltá Cattolica, U.S. Jesuit Robert A. Graham disputes this view. Not only did the Nazis distrust the Vatican, says Graham, but they also flooded Rome with bogus priests and lay spies in an...

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