Peter Dubovský (Bishop)

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Peter Dubovský SJ (born June 28, 1921 in Rakovice , Okres Piešťany , Czechoslovakia ; † April 10, 2008 ) was auxiliary bishop in the diocese of Banská Bystrica , Slovakia .

Coat of arms of Peter Dubovský, auxiliary bishop in Banská Bystrica


Peter Dubovský joined the Jesuit order. He was ordained a priest on December 24, 1950 .

On May 18, 1961, Pope John XXIII appointed him . to the bishop ; he was one of the first so-called "secret bishops". Dominik Kal'ata donated the secret episcopal ordination in what was then Czechoslovakia .

Pope John Paul II appointed him after the fall of communist rule on January 12, 1991 titular bishop of Carcabia and appointed him auxiliary bishop in the Banská Bystrica diocese. In 1997, his resignation was granted by John Paul II.

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Individual evidence

  1. Martin Wolters: The Apostolic Succession. The Church under the dictatorship in Czechoslovakia ; Section 2: Secret episcopal ordinations from 1951 to 1967 ; there is also a picture of Dubovský's
    Beata Blehova: The fall of communism in Czechoslovakia ; Dissertation, Vienna 2004; P. 114