Cardinal, cousin of Bl Clemens August von Galen. He was ordained in 1912 and then worked as secretary of Franz Cardinal von Bettinger. He went with him to Rome when he attended the conclave in 1914. In the following years he ascended in the hierarchy of the church until he was elected Bishop of Eichstätt in 1932. In 1946 he was created cardinal.
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It Was You, O God, Who Made Your Servant Cardinal Konrad, A Successor Of The Apostles By Raising Him To The Episcopal Order. May He Also Be Associated With Them Forever. We Ask This Through Our Lord, Jesus Christ, Your Son. Amen. -
Eman Bonnici Added: Apr. 1, 2012