“Saint-making: Pope Pius XII, the Catholic Church and the Jews.”

A lecture by Professor Michael R. Marrus, Massey College in the University of Toronto

Fri, April 23, 2010 | Garrison Hall, Room 1.102

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

“Saint-making: Pope Pius XII, the Catholic Church and the Jews.”


Michael Marrus is the Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Professor Emeritus of Holocaust Studies at the University of Toronto and a Senior Fellow of Massey College.   A Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and a member of the Order of Canada, he received M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley.  He has been a visiting fellow of St. Antony's College, Oxford; the Institute for Advanced Studies of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; and has taught as a visiting professor at UCLA and the University of Cape Town, South Africa.     He is the author several prize-winning books, including Vichy France and the Jews (with Robert Paxton), The Unwanted: European Refugees in the Twentieth Century, The Holocaust in History, Mr. Sam: The Life and Times of Samuel Bronfman, and The Nuremberg War Crimes Trial, 1945-46.  He is completing a book on the Holocaust restitution campaign of the 1990s, entitled Some Measure of Justice.



Sponsored by: Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies jointly with Department of History

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