Pius XI's Last Crusade

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May 6, 2013 Podcast

Peter Eisner talks with Kevin Spinale, S.J., about his book The Pope's Last Crusade: How an American Jesuit Helped Pope Pius XI's Campaign to Stop Hitler. Mr. Eisner's book tells the story of America editor John LaFarge, S.J., who was brought to Rome to help Pius XI write an encyclical condemning Nazi ideology. The Pope's Last Crusade is the Catholic Book Club selection for April.

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