Dollinger, Johann Joseph Ignaz, Phd, Dd, Lld
Dollinger, Johann Joseph Ignaz, Ph.D., D.D., LL.D.
an Old Catholic, was born in Barnburg, Bavaria, February 28, 1799. Since 1826 he was professor of church history in the University of Munich, except in 1847-49. In 1871 he was excommunicated by the pope for refusing to accept the dogma of infallibility, but, notwithstanding this, was elected rector of the university, in 1873, by a vote of fifty-four to six. He presided over the Old Catholic Congress of 1871, and was at that of 1872, but took no other part in the movement. He was president of the Bonn Conferences in 1875 and 1876. He died January 11, 1890. His chief works translated into English are, History of the Church (4 volumes): Hippolytus and Calistus: — The Gentile and the Jew in the Courts of the Temple of Christ.