Religion: It Is the State . . .

Chubby, goateed little Dr. Friedrich Otto Dibelius is a German Evangelical churchman whose outspoken Christian integrity often made the Nazis unhappy. Today, 67-year-old anti-Nazi Dibelius, now Bishop of Berlin, is still outspoken and is turning the heat on the occupation authorities.

At a press conference before the recent Berlin convention of the Evangelical churches, Bishop Dibelius declared that Germany's un-Christian cult of the state seemed to have been contagious. Said he: "In the Anglo-Saxon countries . . . the ideology is getting nearer & nearer to the totalitarian state system. If an American who died 50 years ago were to wake up...

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