Religion: Martyr in Norway?

In Norway, another Niemoller is in the making.

Broad-shouldered, fearless Lutheran Bishop Eivind Berggrav of Oslo, who has led Norse opposition to Quisling and the Nazis, resigned his post last week in protest against their latest coercive measure.

Norway's six other Lutheran bishops followed his lead and resigned in a body, stating that they could not carry on their work "while the Quisling Government continued to cooperate with the enemy." Stockholm heard rumors that Bishop Berggrav, suspended by the Government, had been thrown into the Grini concentration camp near Oslo.

Norway's overlords have good cause to hate Bishop Berggrav. As Primate of 97%-Lutheran Norway...

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