Lothar Guardian

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Lothar Wächter (born January 22, 1952 in Heringen-Lengers ) is professor of canon law at the theological faculty of Fulda and official of the ecclesiastical court of the diocese of Fulda .


Wächter attended high school in Heringen and studied Catholic theology in Fulda and Würzburg . On 26 June 1977 he received the Fulda Cathedral , the ordination . He studied canon law at the canonical institute of the University of Munich . In November 1986 he completed his studies with a licentiate in canon law (Lic. Iur. Can.) And was awarded a doctorate in canon law in February 1987.

On November 1st, 2002 he was appointed cathedral chapter . He is a full professor at the Chair of Canon Law at the Fulda Theological Faculty and an official of the Episcopal Church Court . As the head of the judicial authority, he is responsible for the marriage jurisdiction of the diocese.


  • Law in canon law. A legal-linguistic and systematic-normative study on basic problems of recording the law in Catholic church law. EOS-Verlag, St. Ottilien 1989, ISBN 3-88096-343-6 . (At the same time: University, Munich, dissertation 1988).
  • Maria-Regina Bottermann-Broj, Lothar Wächter: Our song in a foreign land. Impetus for worship services by men and women, by brothers and sisters in faith. Butzon and Bercker, Kevelaer 1995, ISBN 3-7666-9902-4 .

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