Concordat Text is Released to Public

Concordat Text is Released to Public

Adolf Bertram, 1916
Source: Deutsches Bundesarchiv

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The text of the Concordat between Nazi Germany and the Vatican (Reichskonkordat) is released to the public.

Cardinal Adolf Bertram, Archbishop of Breslau, writes a letter of thanks to Adolf Hitler to express the church's

"sincere and joyous preparedness to cooperate as best they could with the government now ruling that had set itself the tasks of promoting the Christian education of the people, repelling ungodliness and immorality, developing readiness to make sacrifices for the common good and protecting the rights of the Church."

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