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Adolph Kolping - Cologne, NRW, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Eibacher Kuckuck
N 50° 56.366 E 006° 57.293
32U E 356314 N 5645080
Quick Description: [DE] In der Minoritenkirche liegt der deutsche Priester Adolph Kolping begraben / [EN] In the Minoritenkirche the German Priest Adolph Kolping is buried
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 5/23/2013 9:20:17 AM
Waymark Code: WMH4XF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 17

Long Description:
[DE] In der Minoritenkirche in Köln (visit link) liegt der deutsche Priester ("Gesellenvater") Adolph Kolping begraben. Sein Grab trägt die Inschrift:

Adolph Kolping
* 8. Decbr. 1813
† 4. Decbr. 1865
Ordinatio 13. April 1845
Beatificatio 27. Octbr. 1991
Adolph Kolping (* 8. Dezember 1813 in Kerpen bei Köln; † 4. Dezember 1865 in Köln) war ein deutscher katholischer Priester, der sich insbesondere mit der sozialen Frage auseinandersetzte. Als Priester gründete er Gesellevereine, aus denen später das Kolpingwerk entstand. Am 27. Oktober 1991 wurde Kolping von Papst Johannes Paul II. seliggesprochen. Quelle / weitere Informationen:

Date of birth: 12/8/1813

Date of death: 12/4/1865

Area of notoriety: Religion

Marker Type: Tomb (above ground)

Setting: Indoor

Visiting Hours/Restrictions: Zu den Öffnungszeiten der Kirche (außer wenn gerade Gottesdienst ist)

Fee required?: No

Web site: [Web Link]

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