As the world grapples with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and now the assault on Ukraine by Russia, we should remember Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German clergyman and son of a physician. He lived in Germany during the Nazi era, and tried to save lives by following his conscience.
That meant opposing fascism,the Nazis, Hitler, and trying to save Jewish people from extermination, which included the family of Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
For that, Bonhoeffer was arrested and executed, becoming a martyr for his faith and actions.
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Dietrich Bonhoeffer may have passed his life quietly in Christian service and scholarly pursuits had it not been for the rise of Nazism in Germany and the resulting second world war.
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