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Diocese of Würzburg

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Bishop(s)

  • Friedhelm Hofmann, Bishop
  • Ulrich Boom, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Paul-Werner Scheele, Bishop Emeritus
  • Helmut Bauer, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 741
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bamberg
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Germany
  • Square Kilometers: 8,531 (3,295 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bistum-wuerzburg.de/
  • Mailing Address: Bischofliches Ordinariat, Domerschulstr 2, D-97070 Wurzburg, Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • Telephone: (0931)386.221
  • Fax: 386.334

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
741ErectedDiocese of Würzburg (erected)
23 July 1973Territory LostDiocese of Fulda
Diocese of Würzburg
Apostolic Administration of Erfurt-Meiningen (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950872,6491,485,61858.7%8462901,1367687825,123484ap1951
1970975,6381,621,42660.2%8173021,11987115714,391634ap1971
1980943,5621,280,96973.7%708282990953294853,917613ap1981
1990913,5141,208,00075.6%6112338441,082794192,347617ap1991
1999898,8241,327,78667.7%6021977991,1241193561,671620ap2000
2000896,7831,330,86467.4%5732237961,1261253891,575620ap2001
2001890,8381,333,80366.8%5721837551,1791303391,550620ap2002
2002886,2331,338,07766.2%5561897451,1891383181,415619ap2003
2003880,8871,342,26265.6%5462007461,1801343421,357618ap2004
2004873,6761,344,40465.0%5502087581,1521453491,249618ap2005
2010826,5041,334,00062.0%477705471,51098224980619ap2011

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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