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Cardinal Scheffczyk

Cardinal Scheffczyk

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Cardinal Scheffczyk
Name:
H.E. Leo Card. SCHEFFCZYK
Position:
Theologian
Born:
Saturday, February 21, 1920
Died:
8 December 2005 (Aged 85)
From:
Germany
Cardinal since:
Wednesday, February 21, 2001
Title:
Cardinal Deacon of San Francesco Saverio alla Garbatella

Contact Details:

Germany

Cardinal Scheffczyk was born in Beuthen, Germany, on 21 February 1920. He was ordained on 29 June 1947 in Freising. He did Pastoral work in Grafting and Traunwalchen before becoming professor of Dogmatic Theology at Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Königstein from 1957-1962, then at the University of Tübingen from 1962-1965, and then the University of Munich from 1962-1985. He died on 8 December 2005 (feast of the Immaculate Conception).





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