Diocese of

Erfurt

Germany Germany

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Erfurt / Erforden(sis) (Latin) / Erfordien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Paderborn

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Hermannsplatz 9, 99084 Erfurt, Germany

Phone: (0361) 6572-0

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.09.19 – ...):Bishop Ulrich Neymeyr (66)Bishop Ulrich Neymeyr (66)
Auxiliary Bishop (2005.10.11 – ...):Bishop Reinhard Hauke (70)Bishop Reinhard Hauke (70)

Titular Bishop of Flumenpiscense

Ordinaries

Bishops of Erfurt (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ulrich Neymeyr (66)Bishop Ulrich Neymeyr (66)
(2014.09.19 – ...)

Bishop of Erfurt (Germany)

Christus suscepit nos

Born:1957.08.12 (Worms-Herrnsheim, Germany)
Ordained Priest:1982.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:2003.04.21

Priest of Mainz (Germany) (1982.06.12 – 2003.02.20)

Titular Bishop of Maraguia (2003.02.20 – 2014.09.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Mainz (Germany) (2003.02.20 – 2014.09.19)

Bishop of Erfurt (Germany) (2014.09.19 – ...)

Bishop Joachim Wanke (82)Bishop Joachim Wanke (82)
(1994.06.27 – 2012.10.01)

Bishop emeritus of Erfurt (Germany)

Vestigia Christi sequi

Born:1941.05.04 (Breslau, Germany)
Ordained Priest:1966.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:1980.11.26

Priest of Erfurt–Meiningen (Germany) (1966.06.26 – 1980.10.02)

Coadjutor Administrator Apostolic of Erfurt–Meiningen (Germany) (1980.10.02 – 1981.01.17)

Titular Bishop of Castellum in Mauretania (1980.10.02 – 1994.06.27)

Apostolic Administrator of Erfurt–Meiningen (Germany) (1981.01.17 – 1994.06.27)

Bishop of Erfurt (Germany) (1994.06.27 – 2012.10.01)

Apostolic Administrators of Erfurt–Meiningen (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joachim Wanke (82)Bishop Joachim Wanke (82)
(1981.01.17 – 1994.06.27)

(see above)

Bishop Hugo Aufderbeck
(1973.07.23 – 1981.01.17)

In tribulatione et regno et patientia

Born:1909.03.23 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1936.03.28
Consecrated Bishop:1962.09.05
Died:1981.01.17 († 71)

Auxiliary Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (1962.06.19 – 1973.07.23)

Titular Bishop of Arca in Phœnicia (1962.06.19 – 1981.01.17)

Apostolic Administrator of Erfurt–Meiningen (Germany) (1973.07.23 – 1981.01.17)

Bishops of Erfurt (Roman Rite)

Saint Bishop Adalar von Erfurt
(742 – 754.06.05)

Died:754.06.05 🩸 (Dokkum, Netherlands)

Bishop of Erfurt (Germany) (742 – 754.06.05)

Bishop. Killed with Saint Boniface. Martyr.

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Würzburg (↙), Fulda (←), Hildesheim (↖), Magdeburg (↗), Dresden–Meißen (→), Bamberg (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 13,100 km²

Population: 147,000 Catholics (6.8% of 2,150,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 45 parishes

Personnel: 168 priests (152 diocesan, 16 religious), 23 deacons, 131 religious (20 brothers, 111 sisters), 4 seminarians

Population

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Last updated on 2024.02.22

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