Catholic Church


Federal Republic of Germany (Germany)


Also known as: Deutschland (Deutsch), Alemania (español), l'Allemagne (français), Germania (Italiano, latine), Niemcy (polski), Alemanha (Português), 德國 (正體中文), ドイツ (日本語)

Formerly: East and West Germany

Continent: West Europe

Capital: Berlin

Population: 82,425,000

Area: 349,223 km²

Patron Saints: St. Boniface, St. George, St. Peter Canisius, St. Ansgar

Religions: Protestant 34%, Roman Catholic 34%, Muslim 3.7%, unaffiliated or other 28.3%

Languages: German

Neighbouring Countries: France France, ← Luxembourg Luxembourg, ← Belgium Belgium, ↖ Netherlands Netherlands, ↑ Denmark Denmark, ↑ Sweden Sweden, → Poland Poland, ↘ Czechia Czechia, ↘ Austria Austria, ↓ Switzerland Switzerland

Circumscriptions (29): Metr. Archdioceses (7), Dioceses (20), Apostolic Exarchates (1), Military Ordinariates (1)

Ukrainian Church (1): Deutschland und Skandinavien

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Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions

CardinalsCardinals (4 electors/10 total): Cardinal Karl Josef Becker, S.J. (86)Becker (86), Cardinal Walter Brandmüller (86)Brandmüller (86), Cardinal Paul Josef Cordes (80)Cordes (80), Cardinal Walter Kasper (81)Kasper (81), Cardinal Karl Lehmann (78)Lehmann (78), Cardinal Reinhard Marx (61)Marx (61), Cardinal Joachim Meisner (81)Meisner (81), Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller (67)Müller (67), Cardinal Friedrich Wetter (86)Wetter (86), Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki (58)Woelki (58) | All Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events

Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (49), Basilicas Basilicas (74), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (8)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations

Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Germany Link Archbishop Nikola Eterović (64)

Conference of Bishops: Deutsche Bischofskonferenz Link Cardinal Reinhard Marx (61)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Commissio Episcopatuum Communitatis Europææ (COM.E.C.E.) Link Cardinal Reinhard Marx (61)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consilium Conferentiarum Episcopalium Europæ (C.C.E.E.) Link Cardinal Péter Erdő (62)

as of 2015.01.28

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