Religion: One Night in Norway

There was a rustling in the woods outside the barbed wire fence. The two Nazi guards who went to investigate were swiftly seized, bound and gagged. Then the intruders ran across the grounds as silently as shadows; crept up a ladder to a window of the summer lodge. Inside, they shook the sleeping prisoner. It was one o'clock in the morning. Two hours later a relief guard awoke to find that Bishop Eivind Berggrav, 60, Primate of the Norwegian State Lutheran Church, had been rescued from his one-man concentration camp (TIME. Dec. 25;.

With these bare details the Norwegian underground last week...

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