Preliminary Church Executive

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Prussian Union Of Churches - History - Under Nazi Reign - Government Response To The Schism
... September 1935, a new law empowered Kerrl to legislate by way of ordinances within the Protestant church bodies, circumventing any synodal autonomy ... decided not to unite with the official Evangelical Church of the old-Prussian Union, unless the heretic German Christians would quit it ... On 26 September, Confessing synodals from all over the Evangelical Church of the old-Prussian Union convened for the third old-Prussian Synod of Confession in the parish hall of Berlin's Steglitz ...
Prussian Union Of Churches - History - Under Nazi Reign - Beginning of The War
... waged war on Poland and thus started the Second World War, male members of the Confessing Church, such as Fritz Müller (member of the second preliminary church ... activities against pastors of the Confessing Church during the war ... So Gestapo and official church functionaries concentrated on pastors of the Confessing Church, who were not drafted ...

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