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Döllinger, Johann(es) Joseph Ignaz von

(1799–1890). B. Bamberg, Ger.; ch. historian. At first supported ultramontanism.* Factors contributing to break with Rome included nationalism, his fear of scholasticism,* definition of the Immaculate* Conception 1854, pub. of the 1864 Syllabus* of Errors, definition of papal infallibility* 1870. Excommunicated 1871. Became a leader of Old* Catholics. Ed. Beiträge zur politischen, kirchlichen und Cultur-Geschichte der 6 letzten Jahrhunderte. Works include Kirche und Kirchen, Papstthum und Kirchenstaat; Geschichte der Moralstreitigkeiten in der römischkatholischen Kirche seit dem sechzehnten Jahrhundert; Beiträge zur Sektengeschichte des Mittelalters.

J. Friedrich, Ignaz von Döllinger: Sein Leben auf Grund seines schriftlichen Nachlasses, 3 vols. (Munich, 1899–1901).


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