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Bishop von Galen

German Catholicism and National Socialism

by Beth A. Griech-Polelle

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: historical,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church,
  • 20th century,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Germany - History - Third Reich (1933-1945),
  • Roman Catholic Church,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Historical - General,
  • Religious,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Religious,
  • Galen, Clemens August,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • 1878-1946,
  • Biography,
  • Cardinals,
  • Galen, Clemens August,,
  • Germany,
  • Graf von,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10318736M
    ISBN 100300092237
    ISBN 109780300092233

      Bishop von Galen used the analogy of a hammer and an anvil. The anti-Catholic influences were the hammer; the family was the anvil. He noted that a piece of metal gets moulded not only by the blows inflicted by the hammer, but also by the firmness and immovability of the anvil. In absorbing and resisting the pressure of the hammer, the anvil. Source: The above is from the book, Cardinal von Galen, by Rev. Heinrich Portmann, translated by R.L. Sedgwick, , pp. Other Links: Sermon of Bishop Clemens von Galen (J ) against the Gestapo. Clemens von Galen Approved by Pope John Paul II for Beatification ().

    Polelle takes pains to explore and expose. In her critical stance on von Galen's public personality, she goes much further than Joachim Kuropka's edited book Clemens August Graf von Galen (Munich, ). Von Galen was an old-time unregenerate German nationalist. He subscribed stubbornly to the stab-in-the-back legend that blamed the collapse of the.   The author, Fr. Dan Utrecht, a priest of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in Toronto, became aware of von Galen’s legacy through a German friend in the late s. In he attended World Youth Day in Germany, where he took pilgrims to von Galen’s favourite Marian shrine. There he began in earnest to research and write the bishop’s story.

    Bishop Maximilian Gereon von Galen (born 10 Oct , died 5 Nov ) Auxiliary Bishop of Münster. Event Place Birth Place: Münster, Diocese of Münster; Ordained Bishop: College Germanique, Roma, Diocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy. a priest for years a bishop for years. The Blessed Clemens August Graf von Galen (16 March – 22 March ) was a German count, Bishop of Münster, and cardinal of the Roman Catholic was a German nationalist and aristocrat. During World War Two, von Galen led Catholic protest against Nazi euthanasia and denounced Gestapo lawlessness and the persecution of the was appointed a Cardinal by .


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Bishop von Galen by Beth A. Griech-Polelle Download PDF EPUB FB2

The author assembles many interesting (if somewhat repetitious) details about the events leading up to Bishop Von Galen's three famous sermons against the by: 9. This clearly written book about von Galen is backed by meticulous scholarship.”—Walter Laqueur “Griech-Polelle debunks the myth of von Galen and writes with authority not only in history but also in theology, understanding well the inner workings of the Church and the climate in which von Galen worked.”—Michael Berenbaum.

Bishop Galen of Munster is renowned for his opposition to the Nazis, a distinction thoroughly demolished by this book. He did oppose Hitler's euthanasia program, but as Griech-Polelle points out, this only serves to emphasize his lack of concern for Nazi terror and murder of Jews, when he 1/5.

Clemens August Graf von Galen, Bishop of Münster from until his death inis renowned for his opposition to Nazism, most notably for his public preaching in against Hitler’s euthanasia project to rid the country of sick, elderly, mentally retarded, and disabled Germans.

This provocative and revisionist biographical study of von Galen views him from a different perspective: as. Blessed Clemens August, Graf von Galen, Roman Catholic bishop of Münster, Germany, who was noted for his public opposition to Nazism.

Galen was ordained in in Münster, where, as a priest at St. Lambert’s, he published his Die Pest des Laizismus und ihre Erscheinungsformen (; “The Plague of. Book. Bishop von Galen Details Author(s): Beth A. Griech-Polelle Publisher: Yale University Press eISBN: Subjects: Theology and.

Pius XI summoned von Galen to Rome in to assist him and Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli (later Pius XII) in writing the encyclical Mit Brennender Sorge, which condemned Nazism’s “myth of race and blood.” Bishop von Bishop von Galen book, however, is best remembered for battling the regime’s efforts to eliminate the “unfit.”.

Bishop Clemens August von Galen was a leading Catholic opponent of Nazi policies. Bishop von Galen spoke out against Euthenasia; the methods used by the Gestapo and the abuse of the Catholic Church by the Nazi State.

He served as Bishop of Munster from until his death in von Galen’s resistance to the Nazi State and firm beliefs. Bishop von Galen also attacked the writings of Alfred Rosenberg.

In his book, The Myth of the Twentieth Century, Rosenberg had claimed that Catholicism was the "creation of Jewish clericalism". Von Galen responded by claiming that Rosenberg's book illustrated that "there are heathens again in.

Bishop Von Galen by Beth A. Griech-Polelle,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Clemens August Graf von Galen: biography Ma – Ma The Blessed Clemens August Graf von Galen (Ma – Ma ) was a German count, Bishop of Münster, and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.

Bishop von Galen had been quite wary of National Socialism. He read much literature on their ideas and frequently felt ill-at-ease with their developments.

Von Galen began voicing concerns and writing pastorals, which in turn created tension between the good bishop and the National Socialists. The Summer of The von Galen name had long been associated with the Oldenburg-Munsterland region; the von Galens had been there sincewhen Christoph Bernhard von Galen was named the first bishop of Munster after putting down the Anabaptists, leaving the bodies of the "heretics" to.

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Clemens August Graf von Galen, Bishop of Münster from until his death inis renowned for his opposition to Na Brand: Yale University Press. Background, education and conversion to Roman Catholicism. Christoph Bernhard von Galen was born on 12 October to Lutheran parents of the aristocratic Von Galen family.

His father, Dietrich von Galen, had estates in the Baltic region and bore the title of Marshal of a state assembly in Münster, Dietrich von Galen killed the Münster hereditary marshal, Gerd Morrien zu.

Get this from a library. Bishop von Galen: German Catholicism and National Socialism. -- Clemens August Graf von Galen, Bishop of Münster from until his death inis renowned for his opposition to Nazism, most notably for his public preaching in against Hitler's.

Bishop of Munster from October,until his death in March,five weeks after receiving a cardinal's hat from Pope Pius XII, von Galen is celebrated as "the Lion of Munster" for his three dramatic sermons against the suppression of religious houses and the dispersal of their inhabitants, and the killing of the mentally ill, preached in.

Read "Bishop von Galen German Catholicism and National Socialism" by Dr. Beth A. Griech-Polelle available from Rakuten Kobo. Clemens August Graf von Galen, Bishop of Münster from until his death inis renowned for his opposition to Na Brand: Yale University Press.

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Bishop Johannes Poggenburg, Clemens August von Galen was made Bishop of Münster. The consecration took place on 28th October As his motto he chose: “Nec laudibus nec timore”-- Unconcerned about praise, unaffected by fear. Bishop Clemens August commenced his episcopal work by the inauguration of the.

Get this from a library! Bishop von Galen: German Catholicism and National Socialism. [Beth A Griech-Polelle] -- Clemens August Graf von Galen, Bishop of Münster from until his death inis renowned for his opposition to Nazism. This provocative revisionist biographical study views him from a.

Bishop Clemens A ugust von Galen, Bishop of Munster ‘Count Clemens August von Galen, Bishop of Munster in the Rhineland, came from one of Germany’s most well-known aristocratic families. His opposition to the Nazi regime, and in particular his stance against its horrific euthanasia program, made him into an emblematic hero.Inupon learning of the euthanasia program, Clemens August Graf von Galen, bishop of Münster, spoke out.

Bishop von Galen, later became archbishop and later a cardinal, was a Roman Catholic churchman from Germany who, when he initially became a bishop, was actually known for being quite sympathetic to Nazism.