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You may be looking for the Bautz Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon from 1975.

Wetzer and Welte's Kirchenlexikon is an encyclopedic work of Catholic biography, history, and theology, first compiled by Heinrich Joseph Wetzer and Benedict Welte. The first edition in 13 volumes was published from 1847 to 1860, by Herder.[1]

Another edition, edited by Hergenrother and Kaulen and subtitled Encylop√§die der katholischen Theologie und ihrer H√ľlfswissenschaften, was published in Freiburg from 1882 through 1903.


  • Holweck, F. G., A Biographical Dictionary of the Saints. St. Louis, MO: B. Herder Book Co. 1924.


  1. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia: Herder


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