Georg Ratzinger death: The brother of the Pope

Among the more than forty mostly young men, who received on the solemnity of Peter and Paul in the year 1951 in the Cathedral at Freising, and was ordained as a

Georg Ratzinger death: The brother of the Pope

Among the more than forty mostly young men, who received on the solemnity of Peter and Paul in the year 1951 in the Cathedral at Freising, and was ordained as a priest, was also a pair of brothers: the former Wehrmacht soldier, Georg Ratzinger, born in 1924, and his three years younger brother, Joseph, had experienced the war only as a flak helper.

Daniel Decker

in the political editorial team responsible for "The present".

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The paths of the two should split soon. Joseph turned to the theological science, and began a wandering life as a Professor, George took over after studying Church music at the Munich Academy of music in 1964, the management of the Regensburger Domspatzen. As George put, the office of the domkapell master thirty years later, in younger hands, lived his brother already for a long time in the Vatican as prefect of the Vatican congregation for the doctrine of the faith, and thus one of the most powerful men in the Church.

Together in the headlines of the brothers in 2010 were: the Pope, meanwhile, had to be tolerated shake off the suspicion to have once as Archbishop of Munich and Freising, the machinations of pädokrimineller Spiritual tolerated (which did not come true until today), the other, stood for many years in sleep, sexual and other violence at the world-famous boys ' choir, if not exercised. In 2017, Georg Ratzinger, was described in an official, from the diocese of Regensburg, a report commissioned as part of the "triad of violence, fear and helplessness", which was at the Domspatzen, as a condition for the provision of musical excellence, without, however, as has been highlighted it in 2019, once again, to have those sadism in the day, as it had done to educators, including a religious sister.

Updated Date: 01 July 2020, 15:19

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