Saturday, March 13, 2010

Karel Cardinal Kašpar (1870-1941)

He served as Archbishop of Prague from 1931 until his death, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1935.

Trivia-fact: On the occasion of the visit of King Carol II of Romania to Prague in 1936, Kašpar allowed his flock to eat meat on one Friday, as you can read in this TIME-article.

"Who's got a sweet ride? Thaaaaaaat's right!"

P.S.: Sorry for only posting every couple of days recently. I really have to start spreading my photos if I don't want to run out of material within weeks.


Titus said...

I really ought to head over to the library at my large national Catholic university and pile some books on the scanner for you---I'd hate to lose this fascinating resource.

leo said...

Yes, awesome initiative!
If your time allows you to do that, I'd be more than happy!