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 Joseph Ratzinger

Joseph Ratzinger

Death 25 Aug 1959 (aged 82)
Burial Regensburg, Stadtkreis Regensburg, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Memorial ID 14407798 · View Source
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Father of Pope Benedict XVI (born 1927), as well as of Maria(1921-1991 and Georg (born 1924). Born at Rickering near Deggendorf (Lower Bavaria). Since 1902 policeman in the service of the Kingdom, later Free State of Bavaria. A devout catholic, since the 1933 takover by the Nazis in constant conflict with the régime, as he often refused to obey their orders to persecute opponents. As a result, he was often harassed by the Nazi hierarchy. In order to avoid sanctions, he often had to change posts, a change of residences described by his son Joseph, the latter pope, in his book "Aus meinem Leben"

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  • Created by: Dieter Birkenmaier
  • Added: 25 May 2006
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Ratzinger (6 Mar 1877–25 Aug 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14407798, citing Saint Josef Ziegetsberg, Regensburg, Stadtkreis Regensburg, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany ; Maintained by Dieter Birkenmaier (contributor 46785965) .