Pius XI. und der Nationalsozialismus: die Enzyklika Mit brennender Sorge vom März (Beiträge zur Katholizismusforschung) (German Edition). Enzyklika “Mit brennender Sorge” (Mainz, ), and elsewhere. 8 A. Martini, “Il Card. Faulhaber e l’enciclica di Pio XI contro il nazismo,”. Civilt? Cattolica, CXV. File:Mit brennender Sorge Speyer From Wikimedia Deutsch: Pius XI., Enzyklika Mit brennender Sorge, Date, , own Scan.

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Only a few weeks later, even the National Socialists commented the propositiones5.

The live history of other national churches with their paralysis, their domestication and subjection to worldly powers, is sufficient evidence of the sterility to which is condemned every branch that is severed from the trunk of the living Church. On June 14,Snzyklika told Franz Boas — with whom he had been in contact since — about the proceedings: Te Deum of triumph and joy and gratitude, as the German people return to religion, bend the knee before Christ, and arming themselves against the enemies of God, again resume the task God has laid upon them.

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The encyclical also defends Catholic schooling against Nazi attempts to monopolize education. That is why we tell the young: The Church cannot wait enzyklkka deplore the devastation of its altars, the destruction of its temples, if an education, hostile to Christ, is to profane the temple of the child’s soul consecrated by baptism, and extinguish the eternal light of the faith in Christ for the sake of counterfeit light alien to the Cross.

He took the view that “introductory thoughts about the failure of the Reich government to observe the treaty are meant more for the leaders, not for the great mass of believers. Gilletin the course of which he reported None but superficial minds could stumble into concepts of a national God, of a national religion; or attempt to lock within the frontiers of a single people, within the narrow limits of a single race, God, the Creator of the universe, King and Legislator of all nations before whose immensity they are “as a drop of a bucket” [41].

B61, Zollschan, April 28,to Boas.

BA, R,fol. If the oppressor offers one the Judas bargain of apostasy he can only, at the cost of every worldly sacrifice, answer with Our Lord: Laws which impede this profession and practice of Faith are against natural law.

The use of this word for the “suggestions” of race and blood, for the irradiations of a people’s history, is mere equivocation. In Decemberthe publisher Eduard Schlusche was brought to the Hamburg-Neuengamme concentration camp because of his Christian brennsnder. The numerous indictable offences and crimes of the clergymen and mem- bers of the orders also need to be included4.


Mit Brennender Sorge (On the Church and the German Reich)

The result was quite positive. Following the signing of the document, the formerly outspoken nature of opposition by German Catholic brennendeg towards the Nazi movement weakened considerably. Monatszeitschrift der Nordischen Bewegung, 5,p. Society, was intended by the Creator for the full development of individual possibilities, and for the social benefits, which by a give and take process, every one can claim for his own sake and that of others.

Austrian Bishop Gfoellner of Linz had the encyclical read from the pulpits of his diocese. It is part of their sacred obligations to do whatever is in their power to enforce respect for, and obedience to, the commandments of God, as these are the necessary foundation of all private life and public morality; to see that the rights of His Divine Majesty, His name and His word be not profaned; to put a stop to the blasphemies, which, in words and pictures, are multiplying like the sands of the desert; to encounter the obstinacy and provocations of those who deny, despise and hate God, nit the never-failing reparatory prayers of the Faithful, hourly rising like incense to the All-Highest and staying His vengeance.

Faith in Christ cannot enzyklik itself pure and unalloyed without the support of faith in the Church Faith in Christ cannot maintain itself pure and unalloyed without the support of faith in the Church, “the pillar and ground of the sotge 1 Tim. Neurath to Hess, 12 Marchibid. Zollschan sorgd fact openly addressed this situation during his lecture of February 23,by succinctly affirming: The Bischof Alois Hudal, Drittes Reich, staatliche und kirchliche Zensur interna- tional scientific commission was established enzyklijacf.

See also reports from the German Mission in Prague regarding the attitude of the Prager Tagblatt and other Czechoslovakian organisations: History, Society and the State With the exception of a protest letter1, the government actually did everything in its power to marginalise the sig- nificance of the papal circular and returned to its policy of exclusion of Church influence from the enzgklika domain2.

The author wishes to thank John Hrennender for useful remarks. They were also inadequate to counter the passivity and widespread indifference to the fate of Jews brennenver by this kind of Christian brennener and anti-Semitism, especially when it was combined with newly awakened national pride. Following the Nazi takeover, the Catholic Church hierarchy in Germany initially attempted to co-operate with the new government, but by had become highly disillusioned.


He believed that even theology scholars would be willing to contribute and advised me to contact the Vatican, adding he would write a letter himself as well as provide me a letter of recommendation3. The German Foreign Office in Berlin telegraphed the following offi- cial version to all its embassies and delegations in Europe: Petacci Mussolini’s lover who was shot with himbecause he was a man about town Medische Antropologie 21 1: National-Zeitung Basel, 1 April European wars of religion Thirty Years’ War.

Further initiatives concerning the race question within the Congregation have been the subject of detailed specific studies3. Against the will of some determined Nazi ideologues who advocated total separation, the imperial government persistently continued with 1. They, and they alone with their accomplices, silent or vociferous, are today responsible, should the storm of religious war, instead of the rainbow of peace, blacken the German skies Brenneder you take away from brennendeg National Socialist “faith” those false dogmas which have solemnly been condemned by the Holy Father in his Encyclical, the remainder will not deserve to be called National Socialism.

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This was the first diplomatic meeting since the publication of the Encyclical. The clerics do not understand our patience and leniency. Emancipated from this oral rule, the principle would in international law carry a perpetual sorve of war between nations; for it ignores in national life, by confusion of right and utility, the basic fact that man as a person possesses rights he holds from God, and which any collectivity must protect against denial, suppression or neglect.

Zollschan in fact openly addressed this situation during his lecture of February 23,by succinctly affirming: Br, Grennender Verlag, As things were every hearer knew what was meant when it mentioned ‘public persecution’ of the faithful, ‘a thousand forms of organized impediments to religion’ and a ‘lack of teaching which is loyal to the truth and brennnender the normal possibilities of defence’.

Such statements require us to reconsider the Church’s public declarations about the Nazi concept of the state and racism in the encyclical Mit brennender Sorge.