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Czerski, Johann
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(May 13, 1813, Warlubie [Warlubia, West Prussia], Poland – Dec 22, 1893, Pila [Schneidemühl], Poland), German Catholic theologian. Soon after entering the diocesan seminary, Czerski was already attracted to religious liberalism. After studies at Posen (Poznan) and Gnesen (Gniezno), he was ordained priest in 1842. On account of his sermons attacking the papacy, auricular confession, the Eucharist, celibacy, etc., he was transferred for disciplinary reasons to the village of Wyri, near Posen; i…

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Sackers, Birgit, “Czerski, Johann”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 12 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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