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Diocese of Mainz

Dioecesis Moguntinus



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Bishop(s)

  • Karl Lehmann, Cardinal, Bishop
  • Ulrich Neymeyr, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Franziskus Eisenbach, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 29 November 1801
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Freiburg im Breisgau
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Germany
  • Square Kilometers: 7,692 (2,971 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bistum-mainz.de/
  • Mailing Address: Postfach 1560, D-55005 Mainz; Bischofsplatz 2, D-55116 Mainz, Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • Telephone: (06131)2530
  • Fax: 25.34.01

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Mainz
4th CenturyErectedDiocese of Mainz (erected)
Archdiocese of Mainz
747ElevatedDiocese of Mainz Archdiocese of Mainz
Diocese of Mainz
29 November 1801ElevatedArchdiocese of Mainz Diocese of Mainz (Archdiocese to a Diocese)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Mainz
1950631,1001,794,60035.2%437795161,2231281,907284ap1951
1970893,3572,344,97038.1%5331246571,3592011,6221,037ap1971
1980939,3722,637,00035.6%564946581,427401361,145346ap1981
1990856,4612,300,00037.2%5381076451,32776132796344ap1991
1999825,3092,746,00030.1%4771045811,420104142657344ap2000
2000820,9322,770,00029.6%475925671,447106130616344ap2001
2001814,2052,770,00029.4%464895531,472111119458344ap2002
2002809,2232,770,00029.2%456935491,473113123423344ap2003
2003803,9232,807,89628.6%476945701,410115121423344ap2004
2004796,5622,807,89628.4%442945361,486122135411344ap2005

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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