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Diocese of Fulda

Dioecesis Fuldensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Heinz Josef Algermissen, Bishop
  • Karlheinz Diez, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Johannes Kapp, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 5 October 1752
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Paderborn
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Germany
  • Square Kilometers: 10,000 (3,862 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bistum.fulda.net/
  • Mailing Address: Paulustor 5, D-36037 Fulda, Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • Telephone: (0661)870
  • Fax: 87-578

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
5 October 1752ErectedDiocese of Fulda (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
1950782,0363,713,37621.1%3811205011,5601952,048284ap1951
1970712,8253,638,17019.6%613114727980218901380ap1971
1980474,2321,830,00025.9%3711234949597191741233ap1981
1990463,4971,800,00025.7%38010248296113149567232ap1991
1999450,5431,870,00024.1%353504031,11718115602172ap2000
2000447,2751,910,00023.4%352504021,11217103435172ap2001
2001447,4311,931,02723.2%336894251,05222136411172ap2002
2002443,6631,950,00022.8%333573901,13727112418172ap2003
2003441,6633,147,00014.0%323854081,08229134400172ap2004
2004440,5933,212,00013.7%321583791,16232112378173ap2005
2006434,9162,300,00018.9%311543651,1913583330223ap2007

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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