Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Pope Benedict's 60th Anniversary of Priestly Ordination

Pope Benedict XVI Ordination. The ordination took place in Freising, in the Concathedral of St. Mary and St. Corbinian of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising, on the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul in 1951. About 40 deacons were ordained on this day by the Archbishop of Munich and Freising, His Eminence Michael Cardinal von Faulhaber (already 82 at the time), among them, in addition to Fr Joseph Ratzinger, his brother Fr Georg Ratzinger.

Ad multos annos, Holy Father!

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