Foreign News: Churchmen to Hitler

Adolf Hitler used to object when occasionally his portrait was set up behind the altar in German churches. Now such homage to Der Führer is accepted without rebuke. It is never offered in churches still directed by dignitaries of the German Evangelical Church, who strive to act according to Christian light. In June their daring pastors addressed to Der Führer with "respectful greetings" a Manifesto of their "anxieties and fears" which was ruthlessly suppressed by German police (TIME, July 27).

The enterprising New York Herald Tribune last week was first in the U....

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