Johannes Meppen

Johannes Meppen, O.S.A. (died 15 Nov 1496) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Auxiliary Bishop of Münster (1495–1496) and Auxiliary Bishop of Osnabrück (1477–1495).[1][2][3][4][5]

Most Reverend

Johannes Meppen
Auxiliary Bishop of Münster
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Münster
In office1495–1496
Orders
Consecration9 Feb 1477
Personal details
Died15 Nov 1496
Münster, Germany
Previous postAuxiliary Bishop of Osnabrück (1477–1495)

BiographyEdit

Johannes Meppen was ordained a priest in the Order of Saint Augustine.[1] On 24 Jan 1477, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Sixtus IV as Auxiliary Bishop of Osnabrück and Titular Bishop of Larissa in Syria.[1] on 9 Feb 1477, he was consecrated bishop.[1] On 24 Jan 1477, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Nicholas V as Auxiliary Bishop of Münster.[1] He served as Auxiliary Bishop of Münster until his death in 1469.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Bishop Johannes Meppen, O.S.A." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  2. ^ "Diocese of Münster" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ "Diocese of Münster" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  4. ^ "Diocese of Osnabrück" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  5. ^ "Diocese of Osnabrück" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016