Did Hitler ever enter/pray in a church?

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Did Hitler ever enter/pray in a church?

Post by Von Schadewald » 23 Sep 2021 08:41

Did Hitler ever enter a church 1933-45?

And before this?

Did he ever pray in a church?

Are there any photos of him in a church?

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Re: Did Hitler ever enter/pray in a church?

Post by AETIUS 1980 » 23 Sep 2021 08:59

Morning
He visited the cathedral of Strasbourg in 1940 with a huge number of soldiers around him (nice photos about it).
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Re: Did Hitler ever enter/pray in a church?

Post by Von Schadewald » 23 Sep 2021 10:12

Did Hitler ever attend a church sermon where he was exposed to an Old Testament or New Testament preaching, including about the Jew Jesus?

Approx when in his life did Hitler develop an aversion to Christianity?

Did church services continue in Germany during WW2, where Protestant and Catholic pastors overtly preached about OT & NT ideals? Or were they subdued, wary or even banned?

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Post by ljadw » 23 Sep 2021 10:26

Hitler was present at a commemoration in a catholic church in Berlin for the death of the Polish president Pilsudski in 1935.
Picture is available on the internet : look at: Hitler attending memorial service for Polish First Marshall Jozef Pilsudski in Berlin .

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Post by john2 » 24 Sep 2021 05:04

I remember reading Hitler sang in the church choir. As a teen he rebelled and spit out the communion bread. From that point on he hated religion and called Christianity weak.

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Re: Did Hitler ever enter/pray in a church?

Post by Linkagain » 24 Sep 2021 16:02

I think he attened a memorial service for Von Hindenburg funeral... Years after the war One of his sisters claimed that when AH was a boy he played a t being a priest....

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Re: Did Hitler ever enter/pray in a church?

Post by Alex Tijerina » 26 Sep 2021 00:39

He was at Goring Wedding in 1938 at a church.

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Re: Did Hitler ever enter/pray in a church?

Post by VanillaNuns » 30 Sep 2021 02:57

What about the Terboven wedding in June 1934, where was it held?

Possibly Essen Cathedral.

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Re: Did Hitler ever enter/pray in a church?

Post by Ahnenerbe1 » 07 Oct 2021 20:32

I have heard many speeches (can't remember where I found them) where he calls upon God (Providence) to bless Germany and NS. Asks God (Providence) to guide his hand in the war, and one where he asks for blessings on Germany's poor. There are numerous photos showing him in Church, you just have to search deep.

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Re: Did Hitler ever enter/pray in a church?

Post by VladSub » 13 Oct 2021 10:40

National-socialists have instrumentalized religion to their political benefit. I think, Hitler's attendance at church service says little about his religious beliefs.

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Re: Did Hitler ever enter/pray in a church?

Post by Hans1906 » 13 Oct 2021 11:57

A short video with the german title "Hitlers Gottesverständnis".

Translates as "Hitler's Understanding of God"



Dozens of similar excerpts exist on the Internet, but that would go too far here.


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Re: Did Hitler ever enter/pray in a church?

Post by Hans1906 » 15 Oct 2021 17:35

My grandfather was advised by his general in the RAD, to leave the Protestant Church.

That is exactly what the man did, almost at the same time as he joined the NSDAP.
The ambitious man, with only 8 years of schooling, he wanted to make a career, a general rank in the RAD was his goal.

His German-nationalist father was against the Nazis, and his father did not like his son's career.

In my grandfather's later papers and identification documents there is only the note "Gottgläubig".

Gottgläubig https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gottgläubig
English: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gottgläubig

My grandmother recalled, that on the occasion of his funeral in 1967, all the Catholic and Protestant clergy were present, in civilian dress.

It was also my grandfather's wish, that I should not be baptized as a child.
I should decide in later years for my own way. This wish was fulfilled, any religion is a lifelong foreign word for me.


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Re: Did Hitler ever enter/pray in a church?

Post by Linkagain » 15 Oct 2021 18:27

RAD is ??

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Post by Hans1906 » 15 Oct 2021 18:56

RAD is ??
A sub-organization of the NSDAP, such as the SA, the SS, the NSKK, the NSFK, etc.

Reich Labour Service / Reichsarbeitsdienst https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reich_Labour_Service

Organized in a strictly National Socialist way, they wore the armband with the swastika as a confession, etc.

Today also called "political soldiers", but the term is questionable...


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Re: Did Hitler ever enter/pray in a church?

Post by von thoma » 15 Oct 2021 19:26

Hitler praying :o :lol: :lol:
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