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Hitler was Christian by FlacidPenis Hitler was Christian by FlacidPenis

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Hitler was raised Catholic, regularly invoked Jesus in his speeches and spoke often of his and the German peoples' "manifest destiny", which isn't very atheist at all. He also thought that he was fighting for God's work by killing Jews, and although he also persecuted the Catholic Church and some Prostestant churches later on, he never ceaed being a theist, in fact, he was actually and always Catholic and was never excommunicated from the Catholic Church and the book "Mein Kampf" was not placed on the Church's index of forbidden books. And yes, the Catholic Church supported Nazis and the killing of the Jews.

And regarding atheism, Hitler opposed it in a 1933 speech in Berlin: "We were convinced that the people need and require this faith. We have therefore undertaken the fight against the atheistic movement, and that not merely with a few theoretical declarations: we have stamped it out.”

And due to Hitler's involvement with the Church, he began enacting doctrines of the Church as law. He outlawed all abortion (citation needed?), raged a death war on all homosexuals, and demanded corporal punishment in schools and home, and many times Hitler addressed the church and promised that Germany would implement its teaching: “The National Socialist State professes its allegiance to positive Christianity. It will be its honest endeavor to protect both the great Christian Confessions in their rights, to secure them from interference with their doctrines (Lehren), and in their duties to constitute a harmony with the views and the exigencies of the State of today.” –Adolf Hitler, on 26 June 1934, to Catholic bishops to assure them that he would take action against the new pagan propaganda “Providence has caused me to be Catholic, and I know therefore how to handle this Church.” -Adolf Hitler, reportedly to have said in Berlin in 1936 on the enmity of the Catholic Church to National Socialism

Hitler was actually religious, and yes, the Catholic church is racist, the more you know.

TL;DR: Hitler was a religious dick.
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GonnaBreakThatStride Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014  New member

I am not sorry.

But valid point.
Spunnyz Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
my question is, why are people arguing about Hitler's religion.
ThePirhana11 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hitler hated Jews because they didn't believe in Jesus. I thought everyone knew this.
toonlink682 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Student Artist
Wait, I thought Hitler was a Jew... Isn't that WHY he started the holocaust? Also, as a German, I am a bit... Ashamed... Of my country's past... Even though I was born and raised in America... ^^;
LumiereDarling Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist

I copy and pasted this article from Wikipedia (don't believe me look it up Adolf Hitler on their site and go to his religious views), it disagrees with you.

Hitler was born to a practising Catholic mother and an anticlerical father, but after leaving home Hitler never again attended Mass or received the sacraments.[358][359][360] Speer states that Hitler made harsh pronouncements against the church to his political associates and though he never officially left it, he had no attachment to it.[361] He adds that Hitler felt that in the absence of the church the faithful would turn to mysticism, which he considered a step backwards.[361] According to Speer, Hitler believed that either Japanese religious beliefs or Islam would have been a more suitable religion for the Germans than Christianity, with its "meekness and flabbiness".[362] Historian John S. Conway states that Hitler was fundamentally opposed to the Christian churches.[363] According to Bullock, Hitler did not believe in God, was anticlerical, and held Christian ethics in contempt because they contravened his preferred view of "survival of the fittest".[364] He favoured aspects of Protestantism that suited his own views, and adopted some elements of the Catholic Church's hierarchical organisation, liturgy, and phraseology in his politics.[365]

Hitler viewed the church as an important politically conservative influence on society,[366] and he adopted a strategic relationship with it that "suited his immediate political purposes".[363] In public, Hitler often praised Christian heritage and German Christian culture, though professing a belief in an "Aryan Jesus", one who fought against the Jews.[367] Any pro-Christian public rhetoric was at variance with his personal beliefs, which described Christianity as "absurdity"[368] and nonsense founded on lies.[369]

According to a U.S. Office of Strategic Services report, "The Nazi Master Plan", Hitler planned to destroy the influence of Christian churches within the Reich.[370][371] His eventual goal was the total elimination of Christianity.[372] This goal informed Hitler's movement very early on, but he saw it as inexpedient to express this extreme position publicly.[373] According to Bullock, Hitler wanted to wait until after the war before executing this plan.[374]

Speer wrote that Hitler had a negative view of Himmler's and Alfred Rosenberg's mystical notions and Himmler's attempt to mythologise the SS. Hitler was more pragmatic, and his ambitions centred on more practical concerns.[375][376]

FullmetalKobe824 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014
Hitler may or may not have been a Christian. But one thing is certain for sure: He said all of what you cited in your description just to sway the German masses, who were predominantly Christians, to his side, to get their political support. Like how the Japanese politicians manipulated their Shinto religion to boost up their ultra-nationalistic cause. In other words, he was just like any other malicious, crafty politicians that have been around lying to us for their consolidation of power throughout history. 

And what the heck are you talking about? The Catholic Church as a whole was NEVER allied with the Nazis! I am no Catholic, but even I know this is an utter bullshit lie. When Italy was under control of Mussolini's fascists, Hitler was gearing up to smash Europe into a billion pieces and one of the worst horrors ever perpetrated was just around the corner. Pius XII took one look at the unfolding insanity and said "not on my watch" like a true badass he was. Although he started cautiously, by early 1940, he was mediating negotiations between British Intelligence and some pissed-off German high brass hoping to assassinate Hitler. He passed on sensitive coded information for the allies and, in 1942, became one of the few people in Europe to speak out against Hitler, using a radio address to explictly condemn the Nazi's racial cleansing program: "[The Nazis]...are in reality only miserable plagarists who dress old errors with new tinsel. It does not make any difference whether they flock to the banners of social revolution, whether they flock to the banners of social revolution, whether they are guided by a false concept of the world and of life, or whether they are possessed by the superstition of a race and blood cult." Amidst all of the chaos he even awesomely, helped shelter and ship HUNDREDS of Jews out of German reach! Sadly, he also failed to speak out against the slaughter of Catholics in Poland and may have known about the Nazi extermination program long before he did anything about it. Nevertheless, you can never deny that he was the only continental European leader to openly tell Hitler to go fuck himself through his action.

On a completely random note, maybe it's just me, but... why the hell does everyone talk about Hitler and the Nazis when it comes to the topic of WWII?!! What about those fucking Japanese imperialists?! Did World War II only occur in fucking Europe?! Why don't I hear any stamp about the Japanese war crimes that should be known to everyone? And say whatever you want, but I can confidently say that the Japanese imperialists were much, MUCH worse than the Nazis in any way and for good reasons! This site has indeed been infested by the hordes of white/American weeaboos with a shallow, narrow mind and perspective of things. 
CrimsonFALKE Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Stalin was an atheist and he was so cruel to the people of the rural areas in Eastern Europe the Nazis were treated as liberators of all things.
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TheREALMisterDerp Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014
But he wasn't a Christian, he was Catholic, so you're still labeling him wrong
DemonFoxProductions Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist

a Catholic IS a Christian...

the Christian religion is divided into 2 main categories.
Protestants and Catholics.

Catholic christians follow the laws of the pope.
Protestant christians do not.

Catholics also pray to saints...

That is the main difference.

other than that... they both follow the footsteps of the main prophet - Jesus.

So there you have it:
both are Christians.
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