TOP STORY: THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN EUROPE: In Berlin, pope to proclaim martyrs of World War II

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c. 1996 Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS)-In Nazi Germany, when words were often perilous, Monsignor Bernard Lichtenberg waged a dangerous campaign of dissent. The elderly priest defied Gestapo threats and openly prayed every night in a Berlin cathedral for the safety of the Jews as they were being beaten, jailed or carted off, never […]

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