The First Sermon: We Demand Justice
Clemens von Galen

The transcript below is an English translation of a sermon delivered one Sunday morning at the Church of St. Lambert in Munster, Germany. Though it was the height of Nazi power in Germany, Bishop Clemen von Galen boldly and openly comdemned the Gestapo's tyranny and the arrests that were being made "for reasons of state policy."

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Clemens von Galen: The First Sermon: We Demand Justice

July 13, 1941 (almost 79 years ago)

The transcript below is an English translation of a sermon delivered one Sunday morning at the Church of St. Lambert in Munster, Germany. Though it was the height of Nazi power in Germany, Bishop Clemen von Galen boldly and openly comdemned the Gestapo's tyranny and the arrests that were being ma...

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Clemens von Galen: The Second Sermon

July 20, 1941 (almost 79 years ago)

Bishop Clemens von Galen continues his open rebuke of Gestapo rule and Nazi philosophy, and exhorts his parish to remain steadfast in obeying the Lord, unretaliating yet unyielding.

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Clemens von Galen: The Third Sermon

August 3, 1941 (almost 79 years ago)

In this sermon, Bishop von Galen attacks the state's practice of euthanasia and condemns the Nazi doctrine that permits the murder of individuals deemed "unproductive' and of no use to the state.

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Mother Teresa: Keynote Address at the 42nd National Prayer Breakfast

February 3, 1994 (over 26 years ago)

Mother Teresa talks about the love that brings peace and condemns abortion as the greatest destroyer of this peace.

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Mother Teresa: Mother Teresa - Nobel Lecture

December 11, 1979 (over 40 years ago)

Mother Teresa talks about her walk with India's poorest and the joy she found in living and sharing with them.

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Mother Teresa: Address at Harvard's Class Day Exercises

June 9, 1982 (almost 38 years ago)

Mother Teresa talks to the Harvard Class of 1982 about the nakedness, homelessness and poverty of the spirit and encourages them to "go in haste to find the poor."

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Mother Teresa: Address to the United Nations on the Occasion of its 40th Anniversary

October 26, 1985 (over 34 years ago)

Peace begins with love, Mother Teresa tells the distinguished members of the UN General Assembly, and love begins in seeing in each person another child of God.

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