Brother Roger, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Brother Roger

Swiss monk (1915-2005)

Date of Birth: 12-May-1915

Place of Birth: Provence, Canton of Vaud, Switzerland

Date of Death: 16-Aug-2005

Profession: theologian

Nationality: Switzerland

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Brother Roger

  • Roger SchĂĽtz (1915–2005), popularly known as Brother Roger (French: Frère Roger), was a Swiss Christian leader and monastic brother.
  • In 1940 SchĂĽtz founded the TaizĂ© Community, an ecumenical monastic community in Burgundy, France, serving as its first prior until his murder in 2005.
  • Towards the end of his life, the TaizĂ© Community was attracting international attention, welcoming thousands of young pilgrims every week, which it has continued to do after his death.

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