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Clemens August Kardinal Graf von Galen

Dinklage, Vechta 1878 - Münster 1946
Bishop of Münster; during World War II, he led Catholic protest against Nazi euthanasia and denounced Gestapo lawlessness and the persecution of the church
Orlando Gaido

Langenbochum /  Clemens August Kardinal Graf von Galen   Langenbochum /  Clemens August Kardinal Graf von Galen


Stone statue of Bishop Von Galen, made by the Argentinian priest Gaido, while he was temporary chaplain and pastor of the parish of St. Mary Visitation in Herten.

Herten - Clemens August Kardinal Graf von Galen



Nicht Lob, Nicht Furcht - Nec laudibus, nec timore - neither praise nor fear will deter him from his path, was the motto of Von Galen when he was ordained bishop of Münster in 1933.


Sources & Information


  • Land: Nordrhein-Westfalen
  • Country: Germany
  • Bishop
  • Bishop
  • Gaido, Orlando
  • Galen, Clemens August von
  • Galen, Clemens August von
  • Statue (man)
  • Statue (man)
  • Location (N 51°36'39" - E 7°7'47")

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    Item Code: denw1031; Photograph: 1 August 2022
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