Bea, Augustin

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Bea, Augustin Gender: M
born on 28 May 1881 at 03:30 (= 03:30 AM )
Place Blumberg (Baden-Württemberg), Germany, 47n50, 8e31
Timezone LMT m8e31 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Müller
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 06°53' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 08°28 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 22°09'

Augustin Bea
photo: Ambrosius007 (talk), license gfdl


German Cardinal.

Bea was a scholar at the Pontifical Gregorian University specialising in biblical studies and biblical archeology. He was confessor of Pope Pius XII. In 1959, Pope John XXIII made him cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as the first president of the Secretariat for Promoting Christian Unity from 1960 until his death. Bea was a leading biblical scholar and ecumenist, who greatly influenced relationships with other Christians and Jews during the Second Vatican Council in Nostra Aetate. Bea published several books, mostly in Latin, and 430 articles.

Cardinal Bea died on 16 November 1968 from a bronchial infection in Rome, at age 87.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Arno Müller, vol 2


  • Vocation : Religion : Other Religion (cardinal)
  • Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy