Defender of the Church: A Review of Soldier of Christ: The Life of Pope Pius XII by Robert A. Ventresca
The recent election of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the successor of Pope Benedict XVI was surprising on several counts. The new pope took the name of Francis, comes from what the Vatican still thinks of as the New World and is a member of the Companions of Jesus or the Jesuits. All papal firsts.
Higgins, M. W. (2013, May). Defender of the Church : A review of Soldier of Christ: The life of Pope Pius XII by Robert A. Ventresca [Review of the book Soldier of Christ: The life of Pope Pius XII, by R. A. Ventresca]. Literary Review of Canada.