Religion: Martyr's Memorial

Fifty last week was Pastor Martin Niemöller, now in his fifth year in a Nazi concentration camp. In Britain the BBC celebrated his birthday with a German broadcast of his 1937 New Year's sermon on Germany's "de-Christianization" by "the forces of evil who despotically govern us." In the U.S. fellow German Thomas Mann paid tribute: "Here is a man who went his way to the cross with full awareness of the terror of the way."


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