April 16, 2018 The Atlantic
Professor David Kertzer in The Atlantic, "Today, the Edgardo Mortara episode continues to roil the Roman Catholic Church and Catholic-Jewish relations. For those in the Church unhappy with the relatively progressive path the current pontiff is set upon, Pius IX remains a hero, the model of a pope who would risk all to stand up for the eternal verities of the faith. Those who take a different view should know that the translation of Edgardo’s memoir is not a faithful one."
The Doctored 'Memoir' of a Jewish Boy Kidnapped by the Vatican (written by David Kertzer) – The Atlantic