The Catholic Church and the Holocaust

A Moral Reckoning: an outstanding debt a book of is Daniel Jonah Goldhagen , originally published in 2002 under the title A Moral Reckoning: The Role of the Catholic Church in the Holocaust and Its Unfulfilled Duty of Repair ( A moral judgment: the Role of the Catholic Church in the Holocaust and its debt of reparation ), which examines the role played by the Catholic Church in the Holocaust .

The book offers a review of academic texts in English on what Goldhagen contends is anti-Semitism throughout the history of the Church , which would have contributed substantially to the persecution of Jews during World War II . In addition, it recommends several important measures that could be taken by the Church to repair the damage caused by its alleged participation. The work received mixed reviews and was the subject of considerable controversy regarding accusations of inaccuracies and anti- Catholic prejudices . 1


  1. Back to top↑ Riebling, Mark (January 27, 2003). “Jesus, Jews, and the Shoah .” National Review . Incorrect use of broken link template ( broken link available on Internet Archive , see history and latest version ). Retrieved on April 5, 2008.