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Altötting

(ält-öttĭng), town (1994 pop. 12,060), Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, S Germany, near the Inn River and the Austrian border, 42 mi (68 km) SW of PassauPassau
, city (1994 pop. 51,041), Bavaria, SE Germany, at the confluence of the Danube, Inn, and Ilz rivers, near the border with Austria. It is a river port, rail junction, and industrial center; manufactures include beer, textiles, optical equipment, and tobacco.
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. The town is a Roman Catholic pilgrimage center. The Chapel of Mercy (or Chapel of Grace) dates to A.D. 700 and contains a medieval wooden statue of the Virgin Mary, known as the Black Madonna because it has become discolored by candle smoke. The late Romanesque church there contains the tomb of Count TillyTilly, Johannes Tserklaes, count of
, 1559–1632, general in Bavarian and later imperial service during the Thirty Years War. A younger son of a noble family of Brabant, he served under Duke Alessandro Farnese and against the Turks before entering the service of Duke
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Selbst der katholische Pilger pilgert nicht nur nach Rom, sondern besucht von Fatima bis Jerusalem, von Altotting bis nach Tschenstochau eine Vielzahl von Wallfahrtsorten mit globaler oder regionaler Ausstrahlung.
He has a master's degree in Culinary Art and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Hotel Management from Hotel Management College in Altotting, Germany.
Mary of the Pillar might be just an unknown devotion to most non-Spanish speakers, but so are Our Lady of Altotting, of Bandel, of Bandra, of Beauraing, of Madhu, of Mariazell, of Salambao, or of Shongweni to me.
at the Altotting Parliamentary Meeting in August 1947, during which
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The five-day journey took Joseph Ratzinger to several spots associated with his youth, as well as his later career as a theology professor and a German prelate: Munich, where he served as cardinal archbishop from 1977 to 1981; AltOtting, a famous Bavarian Marian shrine; Marktl-am-Inn, where he was born in 1927; and Regensburg, where he served on the theology faculty from 1969 to 1977.
Ann in Altotting, he said the church today faced a "lack of people willing to become laborers for God's harvest.
This he substantiates by comparing Lochner's luminous colouring, the pallid flesh tones, the intricate punchwork and the use of crosshatching with enamel techniques in French metalwork, such as the Golden Rossel in Altotting of around 1404.
Stratford writes on the `Goldenes Rossl', made in Paris, but in fact a New Year's gift from Queen Isabeau of Bavaria to her husband Charles VI on 1 January 1405 and now belonging to the pilgrimage church of Altotting in Bavaria.
Versino AG is headquartered in Altotting, Germany, with branch offices in Nuremburg and Walldorf, and has been an early partner of SAP Business ByDesign since 2007.
Stratford writes on the `Goldenes Rossl', made in Paris, but in fact a New Year's gift by Queen Isabeau of Bavaria to her husband, Charles VI, on 1 January 1405 and now belonging to the pilgrimage church of Altotting in Bavaria.