Roman Catholic Diocese of Würzburg

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The Diocese of Würzburg is a diocese of Catholic Church in Germany. The diocese is located in Lower Franconia, around the city of Würzburg, and the bishop is seated at Würzburg Cathedral. Founded in 741, the diocese lost all temporal power after the Napoleonic wars.

Diocese of Würzburg

Dioecesis Herbipolensis

Bistum Würzburg
Wappen Bistum Würzburg.svg
Location
CountryGermany
Ecclesiastical provinceBamberg
Statistics
Area8,532 km2 (3,294 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
1,334,000
826,504 (62%)
Parishes619
Information
RiteRoman Rite
Established741
CathedralCathedral of Saints Killian, Colonat and Totnan
(Dom Ss. Killian, Kolonat und Totnan)
Current leadership
BishopFranz Jung
Auxiliary BishopsUlrich Boom
Bishops emeritus
  • Paul-Werner Scheele
  • Helmut Bauer
  • Friedhelm Hofmann
Map
Diocese of Würzburg
Diocese of Würzburg

See Bishopric of Würzburg for more information about the history of the diocese.

List of bishopsEdit

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