Roman Catholic and Jewish scholars still have unanswered questions regarding the role Pope Pius XII played during the Holocaust. A panel studying the issue says it is confident the Vatican will supply them with documents to fill in the blanks. The group described the pope as a diplomat who fruitlessly attempted to use diplomacy with the Nazis as they were murdering Jews. But, said Eva Fleischner, a Catholic on the six-member team, “That simply didn’t work when confronted with the Nazi machinery.”
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