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Bishop Markus Büchel

Bishop of St-Gallen

Born August 9, 1949 in Rüthi (in the Rhine valley, canton of St. Gallen), Mgr. Markus Büchel studied at the Rheineck highschool (St Gallen) and Einsiedeln, where he obtained his maturity in 1970. He studied theology at Fribourg from 1970 to 1975. He was ordained priest in 1976, before being Vicar in two parishes in the city of St. Gallen, then parish priest in Flawil … Continue reading »