The Nazis and the Churches. www.educationforum.co.uk. The New Christianity... 100% Aryan Daily Mirror 1941. Ideological Tensions. The Nazis tended to see Christianity as tainted by Judaism – a product of Jewish culture Hitler is quoted in 1933 as promising ‘to stamp out Christianity’
The development of the German Faith Movement revolved around four main themes:
Never caught on – never more 200,000 followers – less than half of 1% of population.
The Pope thought he had won a great victory whereas Hitler knew he had bought some time
All this triggered serious opposition in catholic areas such as Bavaria