Croatian Jewish representatives expressed outrage after the culture minister praised a film claiming the number of people killed by the country’s pro-Nazi WWII regime at the Jasenovac concentration camp was exaggerated.
Catholic Church, looking for a bulwark against communism, supported what became genocidal regime of Nazi satellite Croatia.
By JULIA GORIN
Published: FEBRUARY 22, 2010 22:47
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(photo credit: Courtesy of Unites States Holocaust Memorial Museu)
The controversy over the canonization of Pope Pius XII concerns whetherhe spoke out enough against the slaughter of Jews during World War II.But that question is a red herring when trying to grasp the big pictureof the Vatican’s role during the war.