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The General Assembly from 22 to 24 September in Tübingen will again offer a rich programme under the guiding theme of "Freedom". Speakers include Boris Palmer and Paul Kirchhof. Other highlights: The History Section will speak about the threat to academic freedom, the Law and Political Science Section will talk about migration and citizenship, the Political Science Section about paternalism and the like. Andreas Holzem will lecture on the Thirty Years' War in the Corpus Catholicorum.

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On 25 May, the Munich Görresian Circle will meet again. At 7 pm, Dr Ignacio García will speak at the Katholische Hochschulgemeinde of the Technical University of Munich (Karlstr. 32) on the topic "The German-Roman medievalist Augustin Theiner C.O. and Bavaria". Please register with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the dinner afterwards. There is possibility of participation via Zoom.

On 24 May at 6.30 p.m., a ceremony will be held at the Hochschule St. Georgen in Frankfurt to celebrate the 85th birthday of Father Klaus Schatz. In addition to the history of the Jesuits, Father Schatz has especially researched the First Vatican Council. Schatz's collected essays on Vatican I were recently published as the first volume of the new series "Studies on the History of Councils" by the Aschendorff publishing house (commissioned by the Gesellschaft für Konziliengeschichtsforschung).


Since the beginning of the year, the Atheneum Heiligenkreuz near Vienna has the emeritus Bamberg fundamental theologian Wolfgang Klausnitzer as its new rector. After years of expansion, he now sees the task of the internationally positioned university in consolidation and quality assurance. On 30 April, the university celebrates a "Day of Thanks" for all sponsors and interested parties.



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