More About Nazi Persecution
WHERE IS FR. SYRING ?
From Our German Correspondent AS .has already been reported in the Catholic Herald, many Monasteries and convents have been searched in
Germany, and priests, monks and nuns arrested.
Der Deutsche Weil, a German Catholic
weekly published in Holland by Fr. Friedrich elnekermaeue SI., has issued a booklet giving the first result of a serious inquiry into the matter.
More and More Arrests
What we know enables us to state that in the great majority of eases the raids and arrests have been unlawful and that the news, spread by the official German press natty is a gross misrepresentation.
So far the Melees of twenty-one religious congregations and twelve diocesan institutions have been searebi The number Of arrested priests religious is eume where between 120 151.1. In the lust days of April sev priests were arrested in the Saar, will had until then some kind of lade e tiat treatment..
Several cases are known where pri and nuns staying in Holland have called back to Germany by bogus phone can.% They were arrested i diately on their arrival, and in case the nazis compelled a euperiore violence to call hack a priest who I staying abroad,
We have a letter from Berlin tel of the sudden disappearance of Syring. U.S.C., curate uf the church' St. Camillus in Derlin-Charnittenbur
De was arrested by the secret po about March 15. Ills parishioners NY tu all the Berlin prisons to Mal where Fr. Syring wus, but so fur efforts have been in vain. He simply disappeared in a city like Ber
Let me take this opportunity , correct an error which appeared in Catholic Herald of April e0. It is the brother of the Bishop of Mun who has been arrested. hut the gen secretary of the Society of St. Bonif Fr. Legge. who is a brother of the His of Meissen.