Into That Darkness: An Examination of Conscience - Book 1, Into That Darkness : Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Book 1, Into That Darkness : Chapter 3 Summary and Analysis

During the next chapters, more is explained of the stance of the Catholic and Protestant Bishops of Germany during this Euthanasia campaign. These camps and their program of death are separate from the whole matter of concentration camps for Jews and political prisoners of other kinds. The Catholic Bishops did object, to the Euthanasia campaign, as did the Pope. The truth is that in the aftermath of World War 2 people are disappointed that the clerics were not more aggressive in their opposition of Hitler's policies in Germany. Approximately 60,000 people are killed through the Euthanasia Programme by gas chambers. A Catholic Bishop of Germany writes an official opinion on the subject matter and the Pope of the time makes it clear that the taking of life because someone is sick or weak or handicapped...

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