Cardinal Theodor Innitzer

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Cardinal Theodor Innitzer

Vejprty, Okres Chomutov, Ústecký (Usti nad Labem), Czech Republic
Death 9 Oct 1955 (aged 79)
Vienna, Wien Stadt, Vienna (Wien), Austria
Burial Vienna, Wien Stadt, Vienna (Wien), Austria
Plot Bischofsgruft.
Memorial ID 8553725 · View Source
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Religious Leader. A native of Wipert, near Prague (formerly in the Austria-Hungary Empire), he studied at the University of Vienna. He was ordained priest, on July 25, 1902, in Vienna. From 1902 to 1913, he did pastoral work in the archdiocese of Vienna.. From 1913 to 1932, he was a Faculty member of the University of Vienna and acted as secretary of Leo-Gessellschaft, a Catholic cultural society. In 1923, he was named Apostolic visitor to the Barnabites of Austria. In 1929 and 1930, Chancelor Johann Schober asked him to serve in his cabinet as Minister of Social Welfare. He was consecrated archbishop of Vienna, on October 16, 1932. Pope Pius XI created him cardinal, on March 13, 1933. In 1938, he was named Apostolic administrator of Burgenland.. He participated in the conclave of 1939. He passed away in his episcopal city.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Cardinal Theodor Innitzer (25 Dec 1875–9 Oct 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8553725, citing Saint Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna, Wien Stadt, Vienna (Wien), Austria ; Maintained by Find A Grave .