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A replica of the Dachau Nazi concentration camp gate, with the writing 'Arbeit macht frei' ('Work Sets You Free') (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Fr Scheipers, imprisoned in Dachau, was viewed by the Nazis as a ‘fanatical proponent of the Catholic Church’

Visitors look over displays of photographs of concentration camp prisoners outside the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and State Museum in Oswiecim, Poland (CNS)

The Pope will also chair World Youth Day during his five-day visit to Poland

Adolf Hitler speaks at an election 
rally in Frankfurt am Main in 1936 (AP)

Seduced by ‘the devil’ Hitler

Himmler, Goebbels, Heydrich and others were all drawn to Nazism after rejecting their Catholic faith. Were they searching for a new saviour?

Lord Weidenfeld

The 96-year-old founded the Weidenfeld & Nicolson publishing house in 1949

Donal Foley, the publisher of Theotokos Books has written his own 
adventure novel for children. Titled “The Secret of Glaston Tor”, (PA)

Mixing war, smartphones and the legend of Glastonbury, The Secret of Glaston Tor is an exciting tale

Blessed Clemens August von Galen: the strongest episcopal critic of the Nazis

A disturbing book investigates why Catholic priests served in the Wehrmacht

Joseph Goebbels (PA)

In Nazism, Hitler’s Minister for Propaganda discovered a malign alternative religion

The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Prince Edward and Wallis Simpson, pictured in 1971 (PA)

Edward VIII was a feckless Nazi sympathiser – we should be grateful his marriage to ‘that woman’ sparked the abdication crisis

Dietrich von Hildebrand

An English translation of Dietrich von Hildebrand’s documentation of Hitler’s evil makes for inspiring reading

Fr Franz Reinisch was executed for refusing to serve in the army under the Nazis

Bishops deferred to authority and priests and seminarians mainly followed suit. The lesson? That we must always speak out when our conscience is challenged