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").