Father Károly Kanter

[Father Károly Kanter]

Born to a wealthy family, in high school Károly felt a call to the priesthood. Ordained in 1876 in the archdiocese of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary. Worked six years as a village parish priest, and then was assigned to Budapest, a growing city with a shortage of priests. Parish priest, taught religion in local high schools, preached and wrote against rising antiChurch sentiment among the liberal political movement. Twice refused the offer of consecration as bishop. His Cause for Canonization has begun.



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MLA Citation

  • “Father Károly Kanter“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 April 2015. Web. 7 December 2021. <>