Condolences upon the Death of Abbot Notker Wolf, OSB

5 April 2024

Notker Wolf, former Abbot Primate of the Benedictine Confederation, died unexpectedly on April 3, 2024, as he was traveling from Italy to his monastery in Bavaria. He was deeply involved in the work of Monastic Interreligious Dialogue, especially in relation to the dialogues with Shi‘a Muslims.

The Dicastery for Interreligious Dialogue extends condolences to his monastic community and to all who mourn his loss, with prayers that he may be welcomed into the presence of the Risen Jesus.

More information about Abbot Wolf’s life and impact can be found on his monastery’s site.