See this online text:
- Holy See Diplomacy: A Study of Non-Alignment in the Post-World War Two Era, by Nicholas J. Hercules. (Master’s Thesis, University of Bristol, 30 September 1998). Published 05 January 1999. May be read online on this page of Catholic Culture, which describes the text as “[a] scholarly dissertation which seeks to analyze and refute the hypothesis that the Holy See has politically aligned itself during the post-World War Two era.”
See also these related texts:
- The Diplomatic Relations between the Holy See and the Republic of China from 1942 to 2012: History, Challenges, and Perspectives, by Landry Védrenne (Master’s Thesis, National Chengchi University, June 2012). 183 pages. Available in pdf format at NCCU Institutional Repository, at Bibliotecanonica, and at Semantic Scholar.
- Diplomatic Relations between the Holy See and The State of Israel: Policy Basis in the Pontifical Documents (1948-1997), by Henry P. Bocala (Doctoral Thesis, Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, 2003). 285 pages. Available in PDF format on this page of Bibliotecanonica.
See also these texts on issues/controversies relating to specific diplomatic strategies of the Holy See:
- Chronicle of the Catholic Church in Lithuania (Translation of Authentic First-Hand Reports from Soviet-Occupied Lithuania), No. 10: Struggle for Survival (Maspeth, Long Island, New York: The Lithuanian Roman Catholic Priests’ League). With a letter to the Lithuanian people from Joseph Cardinal Mindszenty dated “75 02 22” or 22 February 1975, which only appears on the pdf copy. May be read online on this page and available in pdf format on this page at Chronicle of the Catholic Church in Lithuania. [N.B., The title of the Chronicle in Lithuanian appears to be Lietuvos Katalikų Bažnyčios Kronika]
- For Love of My People I Will Not Remain Silent: On the Situation of the Church in China: A Series of Eight Lectures in Defense and Clarification of the 2007 Letter of Pope Benedict XVI to the Church in the People’s Republic of China, by Cardinal Joseph Zen, translated by Pierre G. Rossi (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2018). The paperback may be purchased on this page of Ignatius Press, on this page of Catholic Company, at Amazon, and at Barnes & Noble. The ebook may be purchased at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
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