“Even in our own lifetimes we can recall how Britain and her leaders stood against a Nazi tyranny that wished to eradicate God from society and denied our common humanity to many, especially the Jews, who were thought unfit to live.

As we reflect on the sobering lessons of atheist extremism of the 20th century, let us never forget how the exclusion of God, religion and virtue from public life leads ultimately to a truncated vision of man and of society and thus a reductive vision of a person and his destiny.”


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I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator.

– Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf, Vol. 1 Chapter 2

May divine providence bless us with enough courage and enough determination to perceive within ourselves this holy German space.

– Adolf Hitler, Speech, March 24, 1933

I believe today that I am acting in the sense of the Almighty Creator. By warding off the Jews I am fighting for the Lord’s work.

– Adolf Hitler, Speech, Reichstag, 1936

I am now as before a Catholic and will always remain so.

– Adolf Hitler, to General Gerhard Engel, 1941