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1933: Der Handel zwischen Hitler und dem Vatikan – die Ursache heutiger Probleme

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1933:   Der Handel zwischen Hitler und dem Vatikan – die Ursache heutiger Probleme –  die Welt

The agreement secured the Catholics rights to run educational institutions in Germany, and that the Bishop of Rome continued to be the head of the Roman Catholic Church in Nazi-Germany. In return the Roman Catholics had to stop all political agitation against Nazism.

The Centrum party, a party who wanted Germany to be governed by Catholicism and Catholic values, became the 4th largest party in the national election on July 31st 1932. Their leader Von Papen secured 12,4 per cent of votes.

When Paul Von Hindenburg handed power over to Adolf Hitler 30th of January 1933, Hitler demanded that all resistance to the new regime in Germany had to be removed. Hitler banned the The Social Democratic party (SPD).

Hitler offered Von Papen the post as Vice Canceler of Germany, a fellow Roman Catholic. To get the post, Von Papen had to dissolved the Catholic Centrum Party. Von Papen accepted the offer, and the party was dissolved on July 5th 1933.
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The Catholic Church secured its own freedom in Nazi-Germany, by dissolving its own political party.Von Papen signed the Concordat on behalf of the Nazi-party on July 20th 1933.

Pope Pius XII signed on behalf of the Roman Catholic Church.

The agreement secured the Catholics rights to run educational institutions in Germany, and that the Bishop of Rome continued to be the head of the Roman Catholic Church in Nazi-Germany. In return the Roman Catholics had to stop all political agitation against Nazism.

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