Religion: Political Debasement

When the German Government gave the Jews a final turn of the screw last winter, many an observer predicted that the Roman Catholic Church would be next on the rack—put there by Nazis covetous of its big German properties. Up to last week, however, Adolf Hitler was too busy on other fronts to pay much attention either to the Catholic or to the German State Protestant churches. Meanwhile Nazis continued locally to close down religious schools and chivy the clergy. Vexatiously chivied last week was the Archbishop of Salzburg, onetime confessor to Emperor...

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