Religion: Prelude to Judgment

Since Hitler came to Europe, Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church have begun to lead as exciting lives as their predecessors did in the Renaissance. Last week came news that the Primate of shattered Poland, August Cardinal Hlond, had made his third escape from the Nazis; the Archbishop of Munich, Michael Cardinal von Faulhaber, had once more openly defied the Nazis:

> Three years ago Cardinal Hlond fled from Poland one jump ahead of the Germans and took refuge in Rome. When Italy entered the war, he hastened to Lourdes in Unoccupied France. There he became a virtual prisoner; under German pressure...

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