National Socialism and the Catholic Church

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F. Tupper Saussy on who Jesuit Superior General Vladimir Ledochoswki chose to head up his attempt to create a Catholic superpower in Europe:

“Ledochowski chose the Catholic militarist Adolf Hitler, who told Bishop Bernind of Osnabruch in 1936 that

there was no fundamental difference between National Socialism and the Catholic Church.  Had not the church, he argued, looked on Jews as parasites and shut them in ghettos?  ‘I am only doing,’ he boasted, ‘what the church has done for fifteen hundred years, only more effectively.’  Being a Catholic himself, he told Berning, he ‘admitted and wanted to promote Christianity.’ [Peter de Rosa, Vicars of Christ, p. 5]

~Rulers of Evil: Useful Knowledge About Governing Bodies, Chapter 9

Note: By Christianity, he means Roman Catholicism