VATICAN CITY, OCT. 18, 2009 (Zenit.org).- Marking the anniversary of Pope Pius XII's death in October 1958, a new documentary looks into the Pontiff's role in saving Jews from the Nazis.
"Pius XII and the Holocaust: The Secret History of the Great Rescue" is being sold by the Vatican Television Center.
The 30-minute documentary highlights the story of a Holocaust survivor who tells how he was hid in a convent in Rome.
It also includes firsthand accounts of Pius XII's clandestine efforts on behalf of the Jews.
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