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Kung, Hans (Kueng, Hans)

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Born: 1928 AD
Currently alive, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: Swiss
Categories: Priests

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1928 - Born on March 19th in Sursee, Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland. Swiss Roman Catholic theologian whose controversial liberal views led to his censorship by the Vatican.

1954 - He was ordained a Roman Catholic priest.

1957 - Küng studied at Gregorian University in Rome and obtained a doctorate in theology from the Catholic Institute at the Sorbonne.

1959 - He taught at the University of Münster in West Germany.

1979 - His controversial liberal views led to his censorship by the Vatican.

1984 - He wrote "Unfehlbar? Eine Anfrage" ("Infallible? An Inquiry"), "Christ sein?" ("On Being a Christian"), "Ewiges Leben?" ("Eternal Life? Life After Death as a Medical, Philosophical, and Theological Problem").

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