"There was a little doubt in London that Bishop Rožman was a notorious Nazi quisling who deserved extradition to Tito's Yugoslavia. The evidence against him was overwhelming. In addition to his anti-Semitic Pastoral Letter, Rožman was photographed on the dais with the local SS commander during an official ceremony. The Homeguard [Domobranci] had just sworn to serve under Hitler's command and were marching past their commanding officer. The SS General stood rigidly to attention, giving the Nazi salute, while the Bishop gave pious approval to his quisling army." [from UNHOLY ALLIANCE]
Ljubljana [Saturday 13 April 2013, 17:30] - In the Ljubljana Cathedral to some 3,000 people said farewell to the former Bishop Gregory Rozman , the very funeral ceremony and Mass at 15.00 was attended by about a thousand people.2013:
Today's a good two hour-long funeral ceremony in a crowded Ljubljana cathedral passed to the accompaniment of the music of Mozart. Bishop Rozman, whose remains are on Wednesday from Franciscan tombs in Lemont in Cleveland flew to Slovenia to now rest in the crypt of the side chapel of in the Ljubljana St. Mary Magdalene Cathedral. With him are buried his episcopal hat, who after Gregorij Rožman departed in the U.S. in 1945 remained in the Ljubljana Cathedral until today.
The Cathedral of Ljubljana was completely full. Ceremony was attended by almost all Slovenian Bishops, Apostolic Nuncio and about 200 priests and relatives of the deceased bishop of Carinthia. According to the canon of the cathedral and the editor of the weekly Family France Petric only the funeral ceremony was attended by about 1,000 people, the total number of those who today were in the cathedral for the farewell to Bishop Rozman, is about the 3000." [from PlanetSiol.net - see the link below the images]
" "Griesser Pečar: Rožman strove that the nation could overcame war with minimal losses" ....(.....)....
"Rožman has sought to ensure the nation would overcome the war with the minimal losses. Was deeply convinced that the Allies would win, and that the German defeat will be determined elsewhere than in Slovenia. Therefore considered that the violent rebellion people is not the right way to go. It would have provoked only unnecessary casualties. He wanted the slovenian nation - and in full consciousness that Germans and Italians wanted destroy [the Slovenian nation] - with minimal casualties to bridge the war. Likewise he was convinced that Communism is even a greater evil than Nazism and fascism. He claimed that, once Fascism and Nazism will be defeated, Communism, if he came to power, would remained a long time. History gave him also," she concluded....(....)....
.......She [historian Tamaro Griesser Pečar] also said that the bishop [Rožman] was thinking about the public condemnation of the Italian occupying forces from the pulpit, but Pope Pius XII. in May 1942 during his visit to Rome, discouraged him , saying that in this case he [Rožman] would have been interned somewhere in the interior of Italy, and the diocese of Ljubljana would lose the man who can be an intermediary for the people. Even before the German attack on Yugoslavia 6 April 1941 [false, it was a German and Italian aggression without preventive declaration of war - avles], Polish priests, says Griesser Pečar, reported to him German atrocities, in the spring of 1940 he [bishop Rožman] secretly gave the order to translate, print and distribute a report written by the Polish Cardinal August Hlond for the Pope."
"....According to Helga Jonat Hecht
... quoted by Douglas Willinger in:
Northern Germany Ask Pope B16 About This!Prolonging the War For the Oder-Neisse Line Destruction of Prussia
See also the label archbishop Gregorj Rožman of this blog and especially the post:
"I'll tell you honestly what I think of the MVAC. I'm not Slovenian, but also watch the Slovenes and their struggle: MVAC helps us Italians very much ... but among the Slovenes it creates such hatred that in fifty years you will not be able to overcome it. "
(From an Italian general Ruggero conversation with the bishop Rožman in the autumn of 1942)
Edited the post on 18 April 2013 adding the special characters to the sentence: and that the German defeat will be determined elsewhere than in Slovenia