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Metzger, Max Joseph
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(Feb 3, 1887, Schopfheim – Mar 17, 1944, Brandenburg), Catholic priest and Dr.theol. who became secretary general of the Catholic temperance movement in 1915, and co-founded the Weltfriedenswerk vom Heiligen Kreuz in 1917 (World peace ministry of the Holy Cross), as well as the Christkönigsgesellschaft in 1919/1927 (Christ the King society), which he was obliged to relocate from Graz to Meitingen in 1928; once there, he also founded the community of the Sisters of Christ the King.…

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Unterburger, Klaus, “Metzger, Max Joseph”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 08 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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