Cardinal, Archbishop of Munich and Freising
He did his studies in Theology and Social Doctrine of the Church in Germany and in France.
Before being installed as Archbishop of München-Freising, he has been auxiliary Bishop of Paderborn and later Bishop of Trier, which is the oldest German diocese.
Since 1999 he is the president of the Commission for Justice and Peace of the German Episcopal Conference.
He was made cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI in November 2010, and was appointed as member of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.
September 11 2011 10:00 | Agia Sophia Church
in the presence of representatives of the Christian Churches and Ecclesial Communities
September 11 2011 14:30 | Marstallplatz
Commemoration of September 11th, 2001
Audiovisual link with New York
• Memorial ceremony of the tenth anniversary of the attacks in the USA on September 11 2001
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