Josef Homeyer

Josef Homeyer (1 August 1929 – 30 March 2010) was a German Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hildesheim, located in Hildesheim, from his appointment by Pope John Paul II on 25 August 1983 until his retirement on 20 August 2004.

Bishop Josef Homeyer

BiographyEdit

He was born in Harsewinkel, Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He died in Hildesheim, Germany, on 30 March 2010, at the age of 80.

One of his many activities was to set the foundation of the Forschungsinstitut für Philosophie Hannover in 1988.[1]

In 2005 he got the Honorary citizenship of Hildesheim.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Der frühere Hildesheimer Bischof Homeyer wird 80 Jahre alt | DOMRADIO.DE". www.domradio.de.
  2. ^ gmbh, mps public solutions. "Ehrenbürger". www.hildesheim.de.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Heinrich Maria Janssen
Bishop of Hildesheim
1983–2004
Vacant
Title next held by
Norbert Trelle
2004-2006 sede vacante