Nazis and Churches

  • Created by: stephanie
  • Created on: 10-03-12 17:24

Although Hitler was reared as a Catholic he despised Christianity. However since most Germans were either Protestant or Catholic, he took care not to lose their support.

Catholic Church

  • 1933 Hitler signed a Concordat with the Catholic Church, promising religious freedom for Catholics as long at the Catholic Church stayed out of politics.
  • This agreement was like the one the Catholic church had signed with Mussolini in 1929. It also made Hitler look reasonable to German Catholics.
  • The Catholic church kept to the agreement and did not criticise the Nazis much in the Nazi…


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