GERMANY: Bishops Blasted

With a telephone as his weapon, the Rev. Ludwig Müller fought desperately last week to keep his job as the Reichsbischof of German Protestants. In Berlin Dr. Müller was all but alone. The last member of his "Spiritual Cabinet" had just resigned. Like Premier Göring of Prussia he had not appeared on Chancellor Hitler's official New Year's greeting list, a potent snub (see p. 28).

One hundred and ten miles away in Halle, the Protestant bishops of the States of Germany met under strong pressure from the Pastors' Emergency Federation of 4,000...

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