Karl Berg

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The Most Reverend
Karl Berg
Archbishop of Salzburg
Church Catholic Church
Archdiocese Salzburg
Appointed 26 December 1972
by Pope Paul VI
Term ended 5 September 1988
Predecessor Eduard Macheiner
Successor Georg Eder
Ordination 29 October 1933
Consecration 25 February 1973
by Andreas Rohracher
Personal details
Born 27 December 1908
Radstadt, Austria
Died 1 September 1997
Vienna, Austria
Motto Latin: Uni Trinoque Domino
(To the One and Threefold Lord)
Coat of arms Karl Berg's coat of arms

Karl Berg (27 December 1908 - 1 September 1997) was an Austrian Roman Catholic cleric and Archbishop of Salzburg from 1973 to 1988.


Berg was born on 27 December 1908 in the Austrian town of Radstadt. He was ordained into priesthood on 29 October 1933. Following his selection as Archbishop of Salzburg in 1972, he was confirmed on 9 January 1973. He held the post until his retirement on 5 September 1988.[1] From 1985 to 1988, he was president of the Austrian Bishops' Conference.[2] He died on 1 September 1997.[1]

His motto was Uni Trinoque Domino, which is translated from Latin as "To the One and Threefold Lord".[2]


  1. ^ a b Cheney, David M. "Archbishop Karl Berg [Catholic-Hierarchy]". www.catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2017-06-24. 
  2. ^ a b "Archdiocese of Salzburg, Austria". GCatholic. Retrieved 2017-06-24.