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Scharnagl, Anton
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(Nov 15, 1877, Munich – Jan 19, 1955, Munich), Catholic theologian. After studies in Munich and Bonn, he was appointed professor of canon law at the Graduate School of Philosophy and Theology in Freising in 1911. He was a deputy in the Bavarian Landtag from 1919 to 1933. He played a part in the signing of the Bavarian concordat, the founding of the Bavarian associations of diocesan priests, and their centralization in the Bayerischer Klerusverband. He was appointed auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese of Munich and Freising in 1943.

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Rees, Wilhelm, “Scharnagl, Anton”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025251>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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