Rudolf Schmid (bishop)

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Rudolf Schmid
Titular bishop of Dionysiana
Church Roman Catholic Church
See Titular see of Dionysiana
In office 1972 -present
Predecessor Diego Maria Gómez Tamayo
Successor none
Ordination 26 June 1938
Personal details
Born (1914-06-26)26 June 1914
Schiers, Switzerland
Died 24 June 2012(2012-06-24) (aged 97)
Previous post Auxiliary bishop of Augsburg Diocese

Rudolf Schmid (26 June 1914 – 24 June 2012) was a German prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.

Schmid was born in Schiers, Switzerland in 1914 and was ordained a priest on 26 June 1938, his 24th birthday, with the Augsburg Diocese. He was chaplain in Murnau until 1945. Then he was chaplain in Augsbirg, together with Josef Stimpfle, who was Bishop of Augsburg since 1963. He was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of the Augsburg Diocese on 3 January 1972; he was ordained on 25 March 1972 titular bishop of Dionysiana. Schmid retired from his position of auxiliary bishop of Augsburg on 11 July 1990 because of his age.[1]

Schmid died on 24 June 2012, two days short of his 98th birthday.


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