from ONE

Pontifical Mission for Palestine: An Expression of Papal Concern
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East March – April 1999)
For 50 years this papal agency has provided food, clothing, education and housing to people in need in the Middle East.

The Pontifical Mission’s Pontifical Mission
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern
(From Catholic Near East March – April 1999)
Msgr. Stern reflects on the extraordinary mission of the Pontifical Mission.

from News

Israeli Ambassador Praises Pius XII
Catholic News Service (29 June 2011)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Israel’s ambassador to the Vatican caused a controversy when he made unusually positive comments about Pope Pius XII’s role in efforts to save Jews during World War II. Days later, he modified his position to say that his comments were personal and historically premature.

Book Clarifies Vatican Role in WWII
Catholic News Service (13 November 2012)
Gordon Thomas, the author of “The Pope’s Jews,” is a British journalist who has written numerous works, a number of them on the intelligence services of Great Britain and the United States, and a couple on the Vatican.