Trivia Quiz: Is Hitler A Catholic?

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Trivia Quiz: Is Hitler A Catholic?

In his speech to the Queen, the Pope blamed “atheist extremism” for the ills of the 20th Century, including Nazism. But can you tell the leader of the Roman Catholic Church in 2010 from the leader of the National Socialist Party in 1933? It’s not as easy as you might think. . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    “In our own lifetime, [we] stood against a tyranny that wished to eradicate God from society and denied our common humanity.”
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Pope Benedict XVI

  • 2. 
    “Today they say that Christianity is in danger; that the Catholic faith is threatened. My reply to them is: for the time being, Christians and not international atheists are now standing at the fore.”
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Pope Benedict XVI

  • 3. 
    “[We] regard Christianity as the foundation of national morality, and the family as the basis of national life.”
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Pope Benedict XVI

  • 4. 
    “The Christian message has been an integral part of [our] language, thought and culture for more than a thousand years.”
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Pope Benedict XVI

  • 5. 
    “Let us never forget how the exclusion of God, religion and virtue from public life leads ultimately to a truncated vision of man and of society and thus to a reductive vision of the person and his destiny.”
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Pope Benedict XVI

  • 6. 
    “General moral instruction without a religious foundation is built on air; consequently, all character training must be derived from faith.”
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Pope Benedict XVI

  • 7. 
    “The Church [stands] against the symptoms of degeneracy in the world of today, against an atheistic movement, against criminality, and for the conquest of hatred and disunion, of strife and discord. These are Christian principles.”
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Pope Benedict XVI

  • 8. 
    “Your forefathers’ respect for truth and justice, for mercy and charity come to you from a faith that remains a mighty force for good in your kingdom. These, and many people like them, were inspired by a deep faith born and nurtured here.”
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Pope Benedict XVI

  • 9. 
    “We are convinced that the people need and require faith. We have therefore undertaken to fight against the atheistic movement.”
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Pope Benedict XVI

  • 10. 
    “Deep Christian roots are still present in every layer of [this country’s] life. [Its] leaders have been Christians from very early times and in this way shaped the nation for good at the deepest level.”
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Pope Benedict XVI

  • 11. 
    “At no time is greater damage done to Christianity than when the Christian parties rule side by side with those who deny the very existence of God. [Our] entire cultural life has been shattered and contaminated.”
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Pope Benedict XVI

  • 12. 
    “We reflect on the sobering lessons of the atheist extremism.”
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Pope Benedict XVI