Michael von Faulhaber


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St Athanasius (c. 296—373) Greek theologian and upholder of Christian orthodoxy against Arianism


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German cardinal. He became Abp. of Munich in 1917 and was created cardinal in 1921. In his earlier years he made some important contributions to patristic studies; later he was the leader of the right-wing German Catholics and, though originally impressed by Hitler, he became an outspoken critic of the Nazis.

Subjects: Christianity.

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