Foreign News: Woe to Wotan

One of the strange things about Germany in recent years has been the inability of Nazis and Catholics to get together. Adolf Hitler is a Catholic and has at his elbow a Papal Chamberlain in the person of Ambassador-on-Special-Mission Franz von Papen who as long ago as 1933 negotiated a Concordat for Der Führer with Il Papa. Yet typical Nazi newsorgans have been stewing up hotter & hotter scandals about German Catholic dignitaries, lumping them all, by implication, as currency smugglers and sexual perverts. In a recent issue of Julius Streicher's Der Stürmer...

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