Military Clergy and Church in the        Habsburg Empire
Historical Overview – Hierarchy of the Military Clergy I             General Vicar  before     - for the duration of the c...
Historical Overview – Hierarchy of the Military Clergy II             Great Chaplain - Capellanus major castrensis   1643 ...
Historical Overview – Hierarchy of the Military Clergy III             Apostolic Field Vicar                              ...
Territorial Division in 1836
Historical Overview – Hierarchy of the Military Clergy IV             Apostolic Field Vicar                               ...
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Military clergy and military church in the habsburg empire

  1. 1. Military Clergy and Church in the Habsburg Empire
  2. 2. Historical Overview – Hierarchy of the Military Clergy I General Vicar before - for the duration of the campaign 1643 - at one particular army or theatre of operations Regimental Chaplains
  3. 3. Historical Overview – Hierarchy of the Military Clergy II Great Chaplain - Capellanus major castrensis 1643 Field Superiors - - mostly for the duration of campaigns 1773 Regimental Chaplains
  4. 4. Historical Overview – Hierarchy of the Military Clergy III Apostolic Field Vicar Director Field Consistory 1773 1st & 2nd Secretary - 1869 Field Superiors - at the various Territorial Commands Field Chaplains at the units and the military institutes
  5. 5. Territorial Division in 1836
  6. 6. Historical Overview – Hierarchy of the Military Clergy IV Apostolic Field Vicar Director Field Consistory 1869 1st & 2nd Secretary - Military Parson 1918 - one for each of the 15 Corps-Commands Military Chaplains and Military Curates - serving within the area of a Corps-Commands

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