Religion: Liberated Lutheran

Few people in Norway thought that Arne Fjellbu had the stuff of a hero or a martyr. The Iowa-born Dean of Trondheim's Nidaros Cathedral was too jovial, too easygoing. No one thought, when the Nazis first came, that he would ever defy them.

Then suddenly, in February 1942, 54-year-old Dean Fjellbu was fed up. Calmly, and with certain knowledge of the consequences, he preached a defiant anti-Nazi sermon (TIME, Dec. 25). For over a year the quisling police kept him under house arrest, then banished him with his family to the Lofoten Islands.

A few months ago he escaped to Sweden. Last week...

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