Foreign News: Germany v. Vatican

In a decade of implacable struggle to foist its Weltanschauung on Roman Cathoolics, Nazi Germany has assaulted the Church with lurid charges. It has smeared the priesthood as a venal, immoral, politically intriguing, traitorous "black international." Last week came the most vicious charge of all: that the Church started World War II.

Over the puppet Paris radio the ingratiating voice of a "Dr. Friedrich"* gave a warped résumé of Vatican-German relations since the Concordat of 1933 was negotiated by Cardinal Pacelli (now Pius XII) and Franz von Papen:

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