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From 1951 to 1977, the formation of an outstanding priest and theologian
The young priest celebrated his first solemn mass on July 8 following his ordination in the church of St. Oswald in Traunstein. He was then a priest at Precious Blood parish in Munich. Here he is seen celebrating mass in the open air during this year of parish ministry. At the same time, he continued his studies, obtaining a doctorate in theology. He then became a professor of theology at several universities.