Wolfgang Haas

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The Most Reverend
Wolfgang Haas
Archbishop of Vaduz
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See Vaduz
Installed December 2, 1997
Predecessor none
Successor incumbent
Other posts Bishop of Chur (1990–1997)
Orders
Ordination April 7, 1974
Consecration May 22, 1988
by Johannes Vonderach
Personal details
Born (1948-08-07) August 7, 1948 (age 66)
Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Motto
  • Marie Duce Obviam Christo
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Styles of
Wolfgang Haas
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Reference style The Most Reverend
Spoken style Your Excellency
Religious style Archbishop
Posthumous style none

Wolfgang Haas (born August 7, 1948 in Vaduz) is the first archbishop of the Archdiocese of Vaduz in Liechtenstein. He was ordained a priest as well as incardinated in Chur on April 7, 1974. At the request of the bishop of Chur Johannes Vonderach, Haas was appointed to the position of coadjutor bishop of Chur on March 25, 1988.

On May 22, 1990, Haas then became bishop of Chur. On December 2, 1997, Pope John Paul II appointed him to archbishop of the newly created Archdiocese of Vaduz. Haas is known for his friendly relations with and his support for the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter.

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This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.