List of popes
This chronological list of popes corresponds to that given in the Annuario Pontificio under the heading "I Sommi Pontefici Romani" (The Supreme Pontiffs of Rome), excluding those that are explicitly i...
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Francis Xavier Seelos
Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos (January 11, 1819 – October 4, 1867) was a German-American Roman Catholic priest and Redemptorist missionary.
He was born in Füssen, Bavaria, Germany on January...
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Herbert Aldersmith
Dr. Herbert Aldersmith F.R.C.S M.B. LSA (1847 – 24 March 1918) was an English physician and author known for his studies on pyramidology and British Israelism.
Educated at St Bartholomew's Hospita...
Maximilian Ziegelbauer
Maximilian Ziegelbauer (born 6 September 1923) is a German prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. Since the death of John Jobst on July 5, 2014, at the age of 90, he has been the oldest bishop from Ger...
Gerhard Hirschfelder
The Blessed Gerhard Hirschfelder (17 February 1907 - 1 August 1942), was born in Gladz, Germany and died in Dachau Concentration camp. Gerhard Hirschfeld was German Catholic priest and martyr, beatif...
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Johannes Czerski
Johannes Czerski (1813–1893) was a German clergyman, one of the founders of German Catholicism.
He was born at Warlubien, West Prussia, and was educated at the priests' seminary at Posen, and orda...
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Adolph Gregory Schmitt
Adolph Gregory Schmitt,C.M.M. (20 April 1905 – 5 December 1976) was German Prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. Adolph Schmitt was born in Rimpar, Germany, ordained a priest on 19 March 1931 ...
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Matthias Faber
Matthias Faber, S.J., (24 February 1586 – 26 April 1653) was a German Jesuit priest, who gained fame as a religious writer and preacher.
Faber was born in Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz, in the Electo...
Albert Willimsky
Albert Willimsky (29 December 1890—22 February 1940) was a German Roman Catholic priest active in resistance movement against the National Socialism, martyred in the Sachsenhausen concentration camp.<...
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Johann Maier
Johann Maier (23 June 1906 in Berghofen, today part of Aham, Lower Bavaria – 24 April 1945 in Regensburg) was from 1939 until his death a preacher at Regensburg Cathedral.On 22 April 1945, Reich Defen...
Albert Stöckl
Albert Stöckl (Möhren, near Treuchtlingen, in Middle Franconia, Bavaria, 15 March 1823 – Eichstädt, 15 November 1895) was a German neo-scholastic philosopher and theologian.
He received his class...
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Jakob Weis
Jakob Weis (13 May 1879, Ommersheim, Saarpfalz - 18 March 1948, Zweibrücken) was a priest in the Diocese of Speyer, who also worked as a prison chaplain. During the First World War he became the army ...
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Joseph Kentenich
Father Joseph Kentenich (b. 16 November, 1885, Gymnich, Rhine Province; d. 15 September 1968 in Schönstatt) was a Pallottine priest and founder of the Schoenstatt Movement. He is also remembered as a ...
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August Froehlich
August Froehlich (26 January 1891 – 22 June 1942) was a German Roman Catholic priest. In his pastoral activity he opposed National Socialism. He stood up for rights of German Catholics and of Polish ...
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Christian Joseph Jagemann
Christian Joseph Jagemann (1735, Dingelstädt - 5 February 1804, Weimar) was a German scholar, court-advisor and librarian.
Against his parents' wishes Christian became a monk, entering the Augusti...
Albert of Stade
Friar Albert of Stade, O.F.M., was a 13th-century chronicler, born before the end of the 12th century, most likely about 1187.
Albert became the abbot of the Benedictine Monastery of St. John in S...
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James Sprenger
Jacob Sprenger (also Jakob, Jacobus, 1436/1438 – 6 December 1495) was a German priest. He was born in Rheinfelden, Further Austria.
He was admitted as a novice in the Dominican house of this town ...
Barthold Nihus
Barthold Nihus, OPraem (born on 7 February 1590, Holtorf, Hanover, now Germany – died on 10 March 1657, Erfurt, now Germany) was a Catholic convert, a German Catholic bishop and controversialist. He w...
Johann Schreck
Johann(es) Schreck, also Terrenz or Terrentius Constantiensis, Deng Yuhan Hanpo, Deng Zhen Lohan, (1576, Bingen, Baden-Württemberg or Constance – 11 May 1630, Beijing) was a German Jesuit, missi...
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Erich Zenger
Erich Zenger (July 9, 1939, Dollnstein – April 4, 2010, Münster) was a German Roman Catholic priest and theologian. Ordained in 1964, Zenger studied in Rome. He was a Professor in studying the O...
Christian Gottlob Wilke
Christian Gottlob Wilke (May 13, 1788 Badrina (today belonging to the municipality of Schönwölkau) – November 10, 1854 Würzburg) was a German theologian.He studied philosophy and theology at th...
Karl Proske
Karl Proske (11 February 1794, in Gröbnig (Upper Silesia) - 20 December 1861), was a German Catholic cleric, also known as Carolus Proske and Carl Proske. In his youth, Proske was a medical doctor, an...
Ernst Gutting
Ernst Gutting (January 30, 1919 – September 27, 2013) was a German prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. As of 2013 he was the oldest German Roman Catholic bishop.Gutting was born in Ludwigshafen, Ger...
Helmold
Helmold of Bosau (ca. 1120 – after 1177) was a Saxon historian of the 12th century and a priest at Bosau near Plön. He was a friend of the two bishops of Oldenburg in Holstein, Vicelinus (died 1...
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Otto Kippes
Otto Kippes (1905–1994) was a German Catholic priest and amateur astronomer. He was acknowledged especially for his work in asteroid orbit calculations, which brought him the Amateur Achievement Award...
Victor von Carben
Victor von Carben (1422–1515) was a German rabbi of Cologne who converted to Catholicism and later became a priest. Victor endeavored to show his zeal for his new religion by writing against his forme...
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Bartholomew Holzhauser
Venerable Bartholomew Holzhauser (August 24, 1613 – May 20, 1658) was a German priest, a founder of a religious community, and a visionary and writer of prophecies.
Bartholomew Holzhauser was...
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Carlmann Kolb
Carlmann Kolb (29 January 1703 – 15 January 1765) was a German priest, organist, and composer.He was born in Kösslarn, Griesbach, Lower Bavaria, and educated in Asbach and Landshut. He was ordai...