The Holocaust Play That Helped the Roman Catholic Church Reject Anti-Semitism

The Deputy, a blistering attack on Pope Pius XII’s response to the Holocaust, was the first major German work to openly address the question of the country’s complicity in the Holocaust. In the play, the heroic character Father Riccardo declares, “A deputy of Christ who sees these things and nonetheless permits reasons of state to … Continue reading The Holocaust Play That Helped the Roman Catholic Church Reject Anti-Semitism