Johann Haring

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Johann Haring (born July 5, 1867 in Wettmannstätten , Styria , † December 25, 1945 there ) was an Austrian Roman Catholic theologian and university professor .


Johann Haring, who was born in Wettmannstätten in Styria and was born in a farming family, studied theology at the University of Graz from 1888 to 1892 after graduating from high school . After Johann Haring was ordained a priest in 1891, he filled after chaplaincies in Leibnitz and Schladming from before 1892 to study prefect and adjuncts was appointed the Graz seminary, there took place in 1896 his doctorate to Dr. theol.

He subsequently held the position of scientific assistant to Rudolf von Scherer at the theological faculty of the University of Graz, where he was promoted to extraordinary professor in 1899. The 1902 Dr. jur. PhD Johann Haring taught since 1900 as an associate professor , since 1906 as a full professor of canon law , in 1937 he retired . Johann Haring, who played a key role in the negotiations on the Austrian Concordat, also acted as an advisor to the Austrian bishops.


  • The new marriage decree "Ne temere": A comparison of the old and new ecclesiastical form of marriage, Ulrich Moser Verlag, Graz, 1907
  • Communion for the poor, Styria Verlag, Graz, 1912
  • Fundamentals of Catholic Church Law, 3rd edition, Ulrich Moser Verlag, Graz, 1924
  • The Church Criminal Trial: A Practical Guide for Church Judges, Ulrich Moser Verlag, Graz, 1931
  • Commentary on the new Austrian Concordat: Text of the contract, Tyrolia-Verlag, Innsbruck, 1934