GERMANY: Shame & Sorrow

In Berlin last week shiny-pated Dr. Ludwig Müller once again laid out a fresh cassock. At last, after repeated postponements, the ecclesiastical top-sergeant of Hitler's Germany was to be consecrated as Reichsbischof. But first, to extract the utmost glory from the occasion, Dr. Müller planned a big pre-consecration rally. Counting on a crowd of 60,000, he had loudspeakers rigged up in the Lustgarten between the old Imperial Palace and the Protestant Cathedral. Squads of police would be on hand to manage the pack. There would be a demonstration at the Kroll Opera...

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