Friedrich Staphylus


Theologian. Professor at the University of Konigsberg, he was under the influence of Luther’s opinions, but was converted in 1552. He opposed Melanchthon at the Disputation of Worms and was active in the Catholic restoration of Bavaria and Austria, also in the reformation of the University of Ingolstadt, where he was professor of theology.



MLA Citation

  • “Friedrich Staphylus”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 November 2019. Web. 17 June 2021. <>