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Christianity in Nazi Germany.

Nazism and Christianity.

It is easy to assume that Nazism and Christianity were completely at odds with one another-after all, how can
messages of love, peace and compassion be reconciled with Nazi policies on euthanasia and racial intolerance?
Yet to begin with, Nazis and some Christians…

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Priests were harassed and arrested (over 200 were accused of sexual and financial crimes). Many
criticized the Nazis and ended up in concentration camps (e.g. Clement von Galen)
Catholic schools, newspapers and youth organisations were shut down, property seized,
Monasteries were shut down

In 1937 Pope Pius XI made a…

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