lately been receiving " news ' from a news-agency called the Katholisches Pr('ssebiiro Dev et Patriae.
W. 1.eonards. " parson at Prenzlati, near Berlin," is stated to be its founder and counsellor.
The agency's news consists of propaganda in favour of the Nazi regime's attitude towards religion, and a denial of the statements appearing in the " foreign Catholic press " that there is a religious persecution in Germany.
Dealing with the Christmas allocution in which the Pope insisted on the terrible reality of the German persecution, the agency says blandly that the Pope does not know what he is talking about, and was reciting it speech made up for him h) mhers; just ;is kings in democratic countries make speeches to suit their ministers at the opening orparlianient.