Religion: The Way Back

When Hitler came to power in 1933, a German Dominican named Father Leonard Roth quietly began to oppose him. Within two years, the Gestapo was making it so hot for Father Roth that he fled to Switzerland. In 1943, he slipped back into Germany to carry on his undercover fight against the Nazis. Almost before he knew it, he had landed in the Reich's most notorious concentration camp—Dachau. There he saw a guard beat two of his fellow priests to death.

When the U.S. Army came, two years later, Father Roth was still alive. But 5,000 of his fellow prisoners were...

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