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Charles Journet

Charles Journet

The Mariology of Cardinal Journet (1891-1975) and its Influence on Some Marian Magisterial Statements

– Father Thomas Buffer

Published in Marian Studies Volume 54 (2003)

Charles Journet was born in 1891, just outside of Geneva. He died in 1975, having taught fifty-six years at the Grande Seminaire in Fribourg. During that time he co-founded the journal Nova et Vetera, became a personal friend of Jacques Maritain, and gained fame as a theologian of the church. In 1965, in recognition of his theological achievements, Pope Paul VI named him cardinal.

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