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      Of the original immigrants to the Volga German colonies, approximately 30 percent were of the Roman Catholic faith. Most were settled in colonies with other Roman Catholic families.
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Last updated 19 July 2014.
Catholic priests serving the German-speaking populations in Russia.
Seated (left to right):
1) Father Andreas Keller
2) Father Johannes Fix
3) Father Alois Vondrau
4) Bishop Antonius Johannes Zerr
5) Father Valentin Hartmann
6) Father George Riessling.
Standing (left to right):
1) Father Josef Nold
2) Deacon Leonhard Eberle
3) Deacon Johannes Ungemach
4) Father Gottlieb Beratz
Source: Germans from Russia Heritage Collection at North Dakota State University.