Thursday, October 22, 2009

Catholic Martyrs of the Holocaust

Bishop von Galen
Bishop von Galen, the Lion of Munster

By 1939, more than 10,000 Catholic schools had been closed and the Catholic boys and girls sent to Nazi public schools for indoctrination.
"...But what many people don't know is that the Church itself was a target of the Nazis. On June 6, 1941, Martin Bormann, head of the Nazi Party Chancellery, private secretary to Adolf Hitler, and one of the most powerful figures in the Third Reich, issued a secret decree for all Gauleiters (or regional party leaders) of the Reich regarding the true intentions of the Nazi regime toward the Christian churches..."
Read the rest here.

H/T to Sue Cifelli

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