POINTS FROM POLAND
That special brand of ' religion hatred cultivated by the Nazis is exemplified in the following recent examples of hooliganism which has broken out in German Poland.
At the Plock Seminary a gang of Nazi louts arranged 11 sacrilegious procession in which Jews were made to dress up in liturgical garments.
Before the German authorities closed the church at Sempolno, in the district of Nieszawa, all crosses, banners and other church possessions were thrown into ditches.
During a service in the local church at Pakosc, a gang of Germans tore down the altar cloth and stole the chasubles and codas. These they handed to the local collecting centre for
textile materials. The same desecration of the church occurred at Mikolajewice.
In Tuczyn a statue of Our Lady was thrown on to a Jewish dust heap by the Germans. The Polish population begged to be allowed to take the statue away, but the German authorities refused.
The university of Iowa, U.S.A., has appointed the Rev. Joseph B. Code as Catholic professor of religion. The school of religion at the State University of Iowa is a unique institution in the general American educational system,