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The Big Question

This month’s question is: ‘How was your church affected by WW2 (the Second World War)?’
Dorothy Nitsche, elder, Scots Kirk, Paris

“In WW2 the Rev Donald Caskie was minister of the Scots Kirk Paris.

“He was called to Paris in 1935 but in 1940, with the occupation of Paris, it was clear that he would have to leave.

“In his book, The Tartan Pimpernel, he describes how at the end of the service: ‘I locked the doors of the Scottish Kirk and to my very faithful friend, M. Gaston the proprietor of the café next door, gave the key of the church for custody.’

“Then he ‘joined the great Exodus’ out of Paris.

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