Great sorrow for the moral theologian Eberhard Schockenhoff dies with only 67 years

The Freiburg moral theologian Eberhard Schockenhoff is dead. He died on Saturday in Freiburg at the age of 67 years, as the Dean of the Catholic theological fac

Great sorrow for the moral theologian Eberhard Schockenhoff dies with only 67 years

The Freiburg moral theologian Eberhard Schockenhoff is dead. He died on Saturday in Freiburg at the age of 67 years, as the Dean of the Catholic theological faculty of the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Ferdinand cheers Meier, confirmed on Sunday. Earlier, the southwest had reported the radio station südwestrundfunk (SWR), Schockenhoff had died of the consequences of an accident. Born in Stuttgart, shock Hoff was within the Catholic Church as a critical spirit, and was, according to the University of one of the most significant moral theologians of Germany.

Schockenhoff studied in Tübingen and Rome and was ordained a priest in 1978. From 1986 to 1989, he worked at the University of Tübingen as an assistant of the later Bishop and cardinal Walter Kasper. Since 1990, Schockenhoff, Professor of moral theology, the first four years in Regensburg, Germany and since 1994 in Freiburg, Germany.

From 2001 to 2016, he was also a member of the National ethics Council, from 2005 to 2012, as Vice-Chairman. Since 2016, he was President of the Catholic academic foreigners service (KAAD) for providing scholarships for Junior researchers.

Eberhard Schockenhoff died: "the voice took on the limits of the Catholic Church"

"With Professor Eberhard Schockenhoff, we have an influence theologians lost the rich, whose voice far beyond the borders of the Catholic Church took place," said Prime Minister Winfried Kretschmann (Green) on Sunday: "His contributions to Church and society debates were always characterized by visionary ideas." His positions on the basic principles of peace ethics to issues of medical ethics or to the Catholic sexual morality "witnessed his sharp mind and analytical skills."

"Professor Schockenhoff, signed Research, a visionary force in his theological and Speeches, as well as a remarkable analytical brilliance in his field of moral theology but also in matters of Church and society," said the Chairman of the German bishops ' conference, Georg Bätzing. He had never taught with a raised index finger, or in the prohibition of categories of thought. "On the contrary, to Him it was a concern to think from the people and his Conscience, and to make morality and ethics for the people and the Church is understandable and liveable," said Bätzing.

Catholic Church loses "one of its most distinguished moral theologians and social ethicists"

The Catholic Church lose with shock Hoff "one of its most distinguished moral theologians and social ethicists," said the Bishop of the diocese of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Gebhard Fürst. He had taken especially to bio - and medical ethical issues, and the debate is shaped and influenced. In addition, he had helped during the aftermath of the abuse scandal. The Archbishop of Freiburg Stephan Burger, praised Schockenhoff as a "dedicated and esteemed theologians and priests". He'll be missing the Church and science. Temperatures soar to the top: the Azores brings up the long-awaited summer PCP temperatures soar to the top: the Azores brings up the long-awaited summer, As ZDF-man makes him after ten minutes, still same question, it is sufficient Söder FOCUS Online/Wochit As the ZDF-man to him after ten minutes, still same issue, it is sufficient Söder

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Updated Date: 21 July 2020, 14:27

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