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Records from once-secret archive offer new clues into Vatican response to Holocaust (interview with David Kertzer)

In this article, David Kertzer details how newly available Vatican documents reveal the private discussions behind both Pope Pius XII’s silence about the Nazi deportation of Rome’s Jews in 1943 and the Vatican’s postwar support for the kidnapping of two Jewish boys whose parents had perished in the Holocaust.

August 31, 2020 NPR