Woe then to our poor German people. Disorder and revolutionary
convulsions will not come to an end until the batter of everyone
against everyone has spent all its power.”
Bishop von Galen
Since I’ve started reading a new book, I’ve decided we need
some lions…heck I’ll be happy to have just one lion!
What you say???!!!….I hear you smugly inquiring…
Yep, a lion.
This book is a historical book…
it’s a story about a man born in 1878,
born into a well to-do German family.
The boy would eventually grow up to become a priest…
eventually a bishop, an archbishop and later, a cardinal…
but more importantly…he became a lion….
He became a voracious and loud roaring nemesis of Adolf Hitler.
His name was Archbishop Clemens August Graf von Galen.
I won’t waste our time today with the biographical background and growth
of this man, although it does…
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