Miklós Beer

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Miklós Beer (born June 1, 1943 in Budapest ) is a Hungarian Roman Catholic clergyman and emeritus bishop of Vác .


Miklós Beer was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Esztergom on June 19, 1966 .

Pope John Paul II appointed him on April 8, 2000 auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of Esztergom-Budapest and titular bishop of Caeciri . The Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Cardinal László Paskai , donated him episcopal ordination on May 27, 2000 . Co -consecrators were Archbishop István Seregély of Eger and Antal Spányi , auxiliary bishop in Esztergom-Budapest.

On May 27, 2003, John Paul II appointed Miklós Beer bishop of Vác.

In December 2018 he published a letter of solidarity for demonstrators critical of the government and was therefore attacked by a government-affiliated news channel as a "Judas priest".

Pope Francis accepted his age-related resignation on July 12, 2019.

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Individual evidence

  1. https://www.vaticannews.va/de/welt/news/2018-12/ungarn-bischof-regierung-demonstranten-beer-kritik.html
  2. ^ Rinuncia del Vescovo di Vác (Ungheria) e nomina del successore. In: Daily Bulletin. Holy See Press Office , July 12, 2019, accessed July 12, 2019 (Italian).
predecessor Office successor
Ferenc Keszthelyi OCist Bishop of Vác
Zsolt Marton