Religion: The Bishop and the Quisling

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The free peoples of the world gather this week to proclaim again the gospel of peace on earth. In a log hut deep in a forest north of Oslo, Norway, a man who has done as much as any other to keep Christian hope alight in the darkness of occupied Europe will celebrate Christmas, as he has for two years past, a solitary prisoner. Eivind Josef Berggrav resigned his title and position as Bishop of Oslo and Primate of Norway's State Lutheran Church, on Feb. 24, 1942. Arrested two months later by...

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