viii, 321 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Pt. 1. The Church and the challenge of communism Introduction The first cold warriors Pt. 2. The Roman Catholic Church in the Second World War The Church and the Axis powers The Church under Nazi occupation The Church in the Balkans The Church in the United States The Soviet Union and the Catholic Church The papacy and the Second World War Pt. 3. Il dopoguerra : neither war nor peace Papal leadership after the war Early persecution in the Balkans The Catholic majorities of East Central Europe Catholics and European reconstruction The Catholic Church and the occupation of Germany Pt. 4. The Cold War begins The martyrdom of Archbishop Stepinac Vatican resistance to the division of Europe The impossibility of Vatican neutrality Communist consolidation and Catholic division The religious Cold War : communist offensive The religious Cold War : Catholic counter-offensive.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -308) and index.