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May 11, 2006 07:52 AM
by carlosaveline

Dear Friends,
In a posting dated May 8th, we saw that Nazism and Fascism persecuted the theosophical movement in every nation they dominated, both before and during the second world war.  The movement came back  to life after the Nazi-Fascism was defeated by the democratic nations.  
On the other hand, what exactly were the relationhips among the German Nazism, the Italian Fascism and the Vatican? 
The uneasy but intimate cooperation among the three started in the 1920s, as author John Cornwell desmonstrates in his well-documented book “Hitler’s Pope - The Secret  History of Pius XII” (1)  In fact the Vatican also gave its support to the pro-Nazi dictatorship of Francisco Franco in Spain.  
Eugenio Pacelli, the Pope’s representative in Germany during the 1920s, played a key and central role in preventing German catholics, traditionally democrats,  from resisting Hitler’s political march to absolute power.  
Thanks to Pacelli, as soon as Hitler took the power in 1933, German Catholicism gave Nazism an active support.  (Lutheran Church  was already supporting the Nazis for some time. ) As to Italy, in 1929 pope  Pius XI  signed an Agreement with the Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. 
It was no coincidence, then, that in 1930  Eugenio Pascelli had to left  Nazi Germany to go to Rome and work as Secretary of State.  In 1939, Pacelli  was formally chosen as Pope and adopted the name of Pius XII.  John Cornwell reports that almost immediately Pacelli wrote  a  kind letter to Hitler renewing his personal commitment to the “alliance between Church and State” in Germany, and saying he would remain “devoted to the welfare of the German people, which is under your guidance”. (2)  
Another historian,  Paul Johnson,  writes: 
“Pius XII,  elected pope in March 1939, could hardly wait to send Hitler a  friendly letter. He refused to condemn the absorption of Czechoslovakia a few days later, although he knew  this meant  the Czech  Catholics (...) would immediately lose their schools.  (...) In April 1930, Protestants and Catholics  rang their bells [ in Germany ]  for Hitler’s birthday, and Cardinal Bertram, the Catholic primate, sent him a greetings-telegram”. (3)
Adolf Hitler now had the Vatican’s blessings to deepen and spread around the world his policy of mass-murder.   
There was one group of Christians which resisted Hitler, though. It was the  the Jehova’s Witnesses.  Paul Johnson writes: 
“They refused any cooperation with  the Nazi state, which they denounced as totally evil. (...)  Many were sentenced to death for refusing military service and inciting others  to do likewise; or they ended in Dachau and lunatic asylums. A third were actually killed; ninety-seven per cent suffered persecution in one way or another.” (4)
These, my friends,  are but a few data about the cooperation between the Vatican and Hitler. There are  plenty of them available. 
>From a theosophical perspective,  we should remember how radically H. P. Blavatsky and her Masters   opposed and denounced the Vatican policies.    
One of the main reasons for the theosophical movement to be persecuted both by Nazism and the Vatican is that it was created as a nucleus of  the Universal Brotherhood. It is fortunate, however,  that this long-term ideal was included in 1945 in the Charter of the United Nations Organization.   
Best regards,    Carlos Cardoso Aveline 
(1) Penguin Books, 1999.  Brazilian edition,  “O Papa de Hitler, a História Secreta de Pio XII”, Ed. Imago, RJ, 2000, 472 pp.  
(2) “Hitler’s Pope - The Secret  History of Pius XII”, Penguin Books, Chapter 12.  
(3) “A History of Christianity”, Paul Johnson, Penguin books,  England, 1976, 556 pp., see p. 489.  This is not the same Paul Johnson who wrote about the theosophical movement.  
(4) “A History of Christianity”, Paul Johnson, Penguin books,  see p. 489. 


Data:Tue, 9 May 2006 21:17:30 +0200

Assunto:Re: Theos-World Sufilight, Hitler and the U.N.

> Carlos:
> As to the positive side of World Goodwill/Arcane 
> School, I guess they got the long term importance 
> of the United Nations. They are helping the birth 
> of a planetary citizenship. Which is an essential 
> task. Planetary citizenship is an aspect of 
> universal brotherhood.
> Frank:
> What a bulk of flapdoodle again. HPB favored no 
> UNO, nor is the Arcane school's statement true, 
> that the League of Nations was not able to prevent 
> WWII. It was exact for that reason published to 
> creat world wars. Nor did HPB promoted the Masonic 
> or rather pseudo-masonic planetary citizenship. 
> What a horror scenario, which did cost until now 
> millions of millions of innocent people their 
> lives.
> Now that is clear what kind of "universal 
> brotherhood" you promote. The difference between 
> HPB's model of universal brotherhood and that of 
> the Illuminati model of universal brotherhood that 
> the first wants to make the nations stronger and 
> spiritualize them, while the latter wants to 
> destroy the nations, esp. those which are strong 
> in spirit like Tibet in the East and Germany in 
> the West.
> Now as your position as pro conspiracy is quite 
> clear, it is also clear (and what wer my first 
> thoughts) what your position is in Theosophy and 
> that you use the poor Judge for evil aims which 
> Judge would not share. It seems you are the second 
> Brigitte. Now also it is clear why all personal 
> accusations you project on Daniel (being 
> jesuitical, a slanderer, a liar etc.) must 
> boomerang back to you.
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