Joachim Meisner
 


 

Age: 83



Summary:
former archbishop of Cologne, Germany considered as a prominent conservative voice in the German church who was an outspoken and sometimes controversial figure in liberally minded Germany after he opposed plans to build a large mosque in Cologne and once urged Chancellor Angela Merkel to apologize for criticizing the Vatican's handling of the case of a Holocaust-denying bishop.




Cause of Death: In his sleep



Born: December 25, 1933


 
Died: July 5, 2017



Location:
Bad Fuessing, Bavaria, Germany