The Nazis and the church

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The Nazis and the church

  • In 1933 nearly all Germans were Christians. Roughly one-third were Roman Catholic and two-thirds protestant. The protestant church had more members than any other organisation including the Nazi party.
  • Religion was powerful. People who believed in God might be less likley to worship Hitler as the leader of Germany
  • The church taught it's people very clear rules of behaviour and attitude. What if this conflicted with what the Nazi's wanted?
  • The Nazis were worried that church meetings could be used to spread anti-nazi ideas
  • Many church members

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