GERMANY: Hohenzollern Amen

Preaching every Sunday, either from a pulpit or, if none offers, then from his own hearthrug, has always been a minor passion with Wilhelm II of Germany.

Believing as he still does that he is God's anointed, the whilom All Highest feels a duty, a pious obligation to preach. Constantly in touch with leading German historians and theologians, he often turns up curious bits of lore. In a recent hearthrug sermon, details of which leaked out last week, the onetime War Lord revealed matter extremely pertinent to...

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