The Reverend Hugh Grimes - The British 'Schindler' who saved Austrian Jews
From the BBC: In March 1938, a Church of England chaplain set out to save the lives of hundreds of desperate Austrian Jews who were facing persecution by the Nazis by baptising them as Christians, so they could flee Austria.
Christ Church was an embassy chapel.
When Father Grimes was called back to England in the summer of 1938, his replacement at Christ Church, the Reverend Fred Collard, continued to baptise hundreds more Austrian Jews in order to save their lives. The baptisms were passports to life and freedom. . .
We think of the people alive today who were born because they lived.
Many thanks to Roger Kuin for sending us the link to this report.