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Archbishop Georg Gänswein was the personal secretary of the late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.

Archbishop Gänswein’s post-Vatican future beginning to take shape

Jul 18, 2023

By Jonathan Liedl

The longtime personal secretary of Pope Benedict XVI has been given no permanent position in his home archdiocese but is... Read more

Archbishop Stephan Burger of Freiburg.

German archdiocese plans to cut parishes from 1,000 to 40

Jul 16, 2020

A German archdiocese is pressing ahead with plans to dramatically reduce the number of its parishes despite the Vatican’s decision... Read more

Freiburger Münster, or the Cathedral of Freiburg im Breisgau on April 9, 2014.

Freiburg archdiocese given new bishop, from among its priests

May 31, 2014

Father Stephan Burger, a priest of the Archdiocese of Freiburg im Breisgau, was appointed archbishop of the same local Church,... Read more