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Pius XII
June 07, 2021
When Sister Margherita Marchione died recently, at the age of 99, the New York Times, to its credit, published a lengthy and sympathetic obituary. Less to its credit was the clumsy anti-Catholic mistake in the obituary. A mistake the newspaper then, surprisingly, corrected.
March 01, 2021
John Cornwell explores the highs and lows of papal biography
March 09, 2017
For 50 years, the truth about Pius XII’s battle against Nazism has been suppressed. But new evidence makes his heroism undeniable
March 03, 2016
A sneak preview of this week's Catholic Herald
February 02, 2016
The Pope has reportedly agreed to appear as himself in family movie, Beyond the Sun
February 01, 2016
Mark Riebling's Church of Spies is an exciting Vatican thriller that doesn't quite add up
March 05, 2015
Sir Martin Gilbert was granted the greatest gift that a biographer could ask for, a subject truly heroic to write about
January 15, 2015
This experience of exile taught the future pope that authentic sources of purification and renewal could be found there