The Pope and Mussolini by David I. Kertzer

The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe is a 2014 Pulitzer Prize winner biography of Pope Pius XI about his relations with Benito Mussolini and rise of Fascism in Europe by David Kertzer. The book examined documentary evidence from the Vatican archives, arguing that Pope Pius XI played a significant role in supporting the rise of Fascism and Benito Mussolini in Italy, but not of Nazism in Germany.The Pope and Mussolini won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography.

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  1. - Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography (Pulitzer Prize)