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Catholics Too Friendly to Jews, Hitler Complains; Would Restore Inquisition

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

“In Rome under the domination of the church, Jews occupied a position which we would be satisfied to see restored,” Adolf Hitler, notorious Jew-baiter, declared at a mass meeting here last night.

“The church used every weapon against the Jews, even the inquisition. Christ himself was a pioneer in the fight against Judaism,” Hitler declared. “I as a German Catholic ask only what is permitted the Polish Catholics. To be anti-Semitic is not to be anti-Catholic.

“The Catholic political parties are going the wrong road,” Hitler continued. “Wirth is pursuing methods leading to Marxism, Chancellor Erzberger has instigated revolution. Pestalozza, the Bavarian Catholic leader, is violating the cross in being a close friend of the Jews.

“Prussia, under Centrist domination allows Jews to poison the minds of Germans in the cinemas, theatres and press. Jews even dominate the state theatre and the director, Leopold Jessner, is a Jew. A similar situation exists in Austria under Chancellor Seipel. In Italy the Catholic party has failed to stop Bolshevism and Fascism has succeeded. In Catholic Mexico terrible conditions prevail,” he stated.

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