Czech MP: Catholic Church was a Partner in Nazis War Crimes

According to EIN News, Czech MP causes storm after accusing the Catholic Church of agreeing to massacre of Jews, helping Nazis escape justice.

Speaking in the country's lower house of parliament Friday, Igor Jakubcik said the Church had been one of the biggest partners of the Third Reich, and accused it of agreeing to the expulsion and massacre of Jews as part of the Nazis' "Final Solution."

Jakubick further accused the Catholic Church of helping Nazi war criminals escape to South America.

Other parliamentarians attacked the comments, which were made during a debate on an amendment to restitution laws which would grant more time to examine the Church 's demands for the return of property seized during the Communist era, according to Radio Praha.