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600 Greek Priests Jailed by Nazis for Refusing to Deliver Anti-jewish Sermons

Six hundred Greek priests have been sent to concentration camps by the German occupation authorities for refusing to preach anti-Jewish sermons as the Nazis had directed, the London press reported today.

Not only did the priests refuse to follow the German order, but they urged their congregations to render all aid to the Jewish population in Greece.

A delegation of the Jewish community in Alexandria, Egypt, visited the Greek Orthodox patriarch in that city and thanked him for the stand taken by the Greek churches against the anti-Jewish measures, when information as to the priests’ action reached there, the press reports.