Religion: Pfui Innitzer!

Day after day in Vienna last week, Theodor Cardinal Innitzer stayed indoors. Hollow-eyed, bewildered, unhappy, warned by police not to stir outside lest the sight of him "provoke" angry Viennese, he secluded himself in his archiepiscopal palace near St. Stephen's Cathedral.

Vienna's Archbishop was bewildered, and no wonder. After Anschluss he had attempted to temporize with Nazis, had been given the backhanded accolade of "a reasonable man" by the pagan Nazi ideologist, Dr. Alfred Rosenberg. Suddenly, last fortnight, Cardinal Innitzer's palace was sacked by an obviously stage-managed Nazi mob. Last week the Cardinal...

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