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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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His career began in Germany at the Intercontinental Koln in Germany after he graduated with a double degree in hotel management and economics from Bavaria Altotting, Germany in 1992.
Es umfasste zu Beginn Altotting (Deutschland), Loreto (Italien), Tschenstochau (Polen), Lourdes (Frankreich) und Fatima / Ourem (Portugal).
31) Esta combinacion del balaje con las perlas--aunque en menor cantidad que en los fermalls de Alfonsose ve en algunos broches de Essen, en la Virgen de Altotting y en una estatuilla de Santa Catalina conservada en el Metropolitan Museum de Nueva York.
El 25 de enero la Penitenciaria Apostolica promulgo un decreto (34) concediendo indulgencias plenarias con motivo de la XXI Jornada del Enfermo (celebrada en Altotting--Alemania--entre el 7 y el 11 de febrero) a aquellos fieles que reuniendo los requisitos habituales: 1) hubiesen participado en alguna ceremonia celebrada en el santuario mariano de Altotting o en cualquier otro lugar establecido por la autoridad eclesiastica; 2) hubiesen atendido a los enfermos <<como si lo hicieran con el mismo Cristo Senor>>; 3) y a aquellos enfermos que siguieron las ceremonias a traves de los diversos medios de comunicacion.
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.
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.
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.
Ten-year-old Herbert Bernstein and his classmates were in that first group of evacuees, and were sent across the country to the pilgrimage town of Altotting in Bavaria.
111) Nor is it impossible that in their sponsorship of Peiting, Ammergau peasants sought to avail themselves of a new ideology of Marian veneration then being forged in Munich and reflected principally in Wittelsbach sponsorship of the Marian shrine at Altotting.
Following a highly publicized exorcism conducted on a retainer of the Fugger family by the Jesuit theologian Peter Canisius at the Bavarian Marian shrine of Altotting, Marian devotion assumed a greatly heightened importance at the Wittelsbach court, particularly during the reign of Duke Wilhelm V and his wife, Renee of Lorraine.
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.