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Diocese of

Aachen

Germany Germany

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,937 km²

Population: 1,077,000 Catholics (54.3% of 1,981,607 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Köln

Neighbouring Dioceses: Liège (←), Roermond (↖), Münster (↑), Essen (↗), Köln (→), Trier (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 329 parishes, 9 missions, 484 priests (394 diocesan, 90 religious), 83 deacons, 802 lay religious (124 brothers, 678 sisters), 14 seminarians (2015)

Address: Klosterplatz 7, 52062 Aachen, Germany

Phone: (0241) 452-0

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Liège (←), Roermond (↖), Münster (↑), Essen (↗), Köln (→), Trier (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.09.23 – ...):Bishop Helmut Karl Dieser (56)Bishop Helmut Karl Dieser (56)
Auxiliary Bishop (2003.11.21 – ...):Bishop Karl Borsch (59)Bishop Karl Borsch (59)

Titular Bishop of Crepedula

Auxiliary Bishop (2006.03.15 – ...):Bishop Johannes Bündgens (62)Bishop Johannes Bündgens (62)

Titular Bishop of Ardcarne

Ordinaries

Bishops of Aachen (Roman Rite)

Bishop Helmut Karl Dieser (56)Bishop Helmut Karl Dieser (56)Permalink
(2016.09.23 – ...)

Bishop of Aachen (Germany)

Pax Dei omnem sensum exsuperat

Born:1962.05.15 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1989.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:2011.06.05

Titular Bishop of Narona (2011.02.24 – 2016.09.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Trier (Germany) (2011.02.24 – 2016.09.23)

Bishop of Aachen (Germany) (2016.09.23 – ...)

Bishop Karl Borsch (59)Bishop Karl Borsch (59)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2015.12.08 – 2016.09.23)

Bishop Heinrich Mussinghoff (77)Bishop Heinrich Mussinghoff (77)Permalink
(1994.12.12 – 2015.12.08)

Bishop emeritus of Aachen (Germany)

Parate viam Domini

Born:1940.10.29 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1995.02.11

Bishop of Aachen (Germany) (1994.12.12 – 2015.12.08)

Bishop Klaus HemmerlePermalink
(1975.09.09 – 1994.01.23)

Omnes unum ut mundus credat

Born:1929.04.03 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1952.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:1975.11.08
Died:1994.01.23 († 64)

Bishop of Aachen (Germany) (1975.09.09 – 1994.01.23)

Bishop Johannes PohlschneiderPermalink
(1954.08.30 – 1974.12.13)

Christus pax nostra

Born:1899.04.18 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1924.04.19
Consecrated Bishop:1954.11.18
Died:1981.03.07 († 81)

Bishop of Aachen (Germany) (1954.08.30 – 1974.12.13)

Bishop Johannes Joseph van der VeldenPermalink
(1943.09.07 – 1954.05.19)

In cruce salus

Born:1891.08.07 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1915.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1943.10.10
Died:1954.05.19 († 62)

Bishop of Aachen (Germany) (1943.09.07 – 1954.05.19)

Bishop Hermann Joseph SträterPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1938.05.15 – 1943.03.16)

Bishop Joseph VogtPermalink
(1931.01.30 – 1937.10.05)

Caritas urget

Born:1865.09.08 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1888.08.19
Consecrated Bishop:1931.03.19
Died:1937.10.05 († 72)

Bishop of Aachen (Germany) ([1930.12.10] 1931.01.30 – 1937.10.05)

Bishop Marc-Antoine BerdoletPermalink
(1802 – 1809.08.13)

Born:1740.09.13 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1796.08.15
Died:1809.08.13 († 68)

Bishop of Aachen (Germany) (1802 – 1809.08.13)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.10.16

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