Religion: Father's Failure

Adolf Hitler's brutal deputy, Martin Bormann, was notorious for his hatred of religion, took particular care that "none of my children gets depraved and diseased by the poison of Christianity." In 1945 Deputy Führer Bormann's son Martin, 15, was sent off to war in the Brenner Pass area as a member of the Hitler Youth "Werewolf" volunteers. In the Nazi holocaust, Party Leader Bormann vanished. Last week it became plain how completely Bormann had failed to guide his son along his own paths. After studying for nine years, Martin Bormann, 28, was consecrated a Roman Catholic priest in Innsbruck, Austria,...

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