Konrad Adenauer saw in the Weimar Republic a favorable, never before available opportunity to shape public life in accordance with Christian principles. As president at the Munich Convention of
German Catholics, he submitted this proposal along with a program for practical implementation. Cardinal Faulhaber, by contrast, rejected Catholic cooperation in building up the republic and democracy.
To Faulhaber, the revolution of 1918 was anathema and he considered the Weimar state that emerged from it to bear the mark of Cain. The result was dischord between the archbishop and the
Additionally, Konrad Adenauer expressed himself at length in matters of world-view, which is unusual. This study examines both his viewpoints as well as the legendary events at
Munich in 1922.